Topic: Anti-counterfeiting

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Fewer filings, NFTs, alliances and bad-faith marks: APAC year in review

WTR looks back at major trends in the Asia-Pacific region from the past 12 months.

11 January 2023

Canal Street action is positive example of brands uniting

With reports of counterfeiters swarming back to New York’s Canal Street, a recent court action involving the likes of Burberry, Balenciaga, Hermès and Louis Vuitton is a strong example of brands uniting against a common enemy.

07 January 2023

North Korea counterfeit import rise; Brazil deposits Hague; USPTO amends Trademark ID Manual – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Peru celebrating the increased participation of women in trademarks, Henkel completing the acquisition of Shiseido Professional, and much more.

06 January 2023

“Amazon will have little choice but to adjust its business model”: counsel react to groundbreaking Christian Louboutin ruling

A CJEU ruling that could see Amazon held liable for adverts promoting fake goods on its platforms will have significant consequences for the platform and brand owners alike, Christian Louboutin counsel tell WTR.

05 January 2023

Counterfeit hotspots that you must be aware of in Canada

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A local IP expert updates us on the locations in the Great White North that rights holders should have on their enforcement radar.

04 January 2023

Engagement, enforcement, education – what the IACC has planned in 2023

In an exclusive article, representatives from the International Anti-counterfeiting Coalition (IACC) reveal plans for the next 12 months and how brand professionals can take part.

28 December 2022

Collaboration, non-traditional marks, cross-platform transactions – takeaways from Brand Strategy China

Speakers from brands including Alibaba, Douyin, Pernod-Ricard, Starbucks and Richemont offer their insights at WTR Connect: Brand Strategy China.

20 December 2022

Cheaper products are growing target for counterfeiting, EUIPO report warns

Cheaper products are becoming a bigger target for infringement, as the value of fake goods detained in the European Union has dropped despite the quantity increasing, an EUIPO report has found.

19 December 2022

Combatting counterfeits in the livestream environment: exclusive interview with Douyin’s global IP counsel

Douyin’s Cheng Cheng expands on how the platform is tackling the challenges posed by the evolution of e-commerce.

19 December 2022

The global challenge of fighting World Cup counterfeits – exclusive insights from the UKIPO

The UK Intellectual Property Office expands on ongoing anti-counterfeiting efforts during the 2022 FIFA World Cup – and what brand owners can do to help.

16 December 2022

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