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IP Office Innovation Ranking

IP Office Innovation Ranking

Since 2017, WTR has conducted regular research to identify the IP offices leading the way in terms of non-core initiatives. The IP Office Innovation Ranking launched at a time when some national registries were looking to transform themselves from administrative offices into technologically advanced organisations offering a broader range of services. In the years since, we have tracked how IP offices have evolved in terms of the value that they add for innovators.

Community insights

Community insights

We analyse the data findings of WTR benchmarking and community survey projects. The trademark operation benchmarking survey polls corporate and law firm professionals to take the pulse of the IP landscape and identify how practice, strategies and threats are evolving over time. The online brand protection strategies project builds a complete profile of the landscape, identifying both emerging threats and the latest practices to counter them.

WTR investigation exclusives

WTR investigation exclusives

We examine the data findings of major WTR investigations. Long-term, deep-dive projects uncover the latest activity affecting trademark management and filing strategies.

Litigation landscape

Litigation landscape

Every six months, WTR takes a deep dive into trademark litigation data to identify key trends, the courts with the busiest dockets and the law firms and companies most often involved in legal disputes.

Prosecution

Prosecution

Trademark filings are an important economic indicator. The prosecution data in this section provides insight into regional and jurisdictional prosecution trends from around the globe, as well as revealing who the top trademark filers and portfolio owners are.

Stock market performance

Stock market performance

The WTR Brand Elite project aims to track how a defined set of companies perform against stock market indices. Tracking a data set of more than 100 companies across 12 key industries and comparing their performance against major stock exchanges, our analysis highlights how companies with a strong brand focus and deep bench of trademark expertise perform economically.

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