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How IP offices are keeping up with AI, the metaverse and technological challenges

The rise of the metaverse, the need to increase diversity in the IP ecosystem and utilising AI better were on the agenda last week when leaders from the US and Asian IP offices convened.

12 September 2022

“Beachbody has changed”: IP helps carve out post-pandemic business strategy

In an exclusive interview, Beachbody group vice president, intellectual property, Beverly Shin reveals how the company strategy is evolving after covid-19, and why the IP team will be central to achieving new goals.

22 August 2022

Reckitt rebrand shows power of business connectivity

We hear how a broader business perspective helped the Reckitt brand protection team juggle a major company rebrand, anti-counterfeiting efforts during the pandemic and ongoing global portfolio management to become WTR's 2022 Household and Consumer Goods Team of the Year.

02 August 2022

“Anticipation is key”: brand protection insight from award-winning Novartis team

Novartis’ global head of legal brand protection, David Lossignol, explains how the 2022 WTR Healthcare and Life Sciences Team of the Year prepares for every scenario.

28 July 2022

Arizona State spat over covid-19 Instagram posts hits a wall

The Ninth Circuit has declined Arizona State’s appeal of its trademark infringement suit and upheld a district court decision that there was no likelihood of confusion between the plaintiff’s trademarks and the alleged infringer’s social media posts.

26 May 2022

Post-INTA covid update; INFORM Consumers reaction; bipartisan counterfeit pill legislation – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Swiss blockchain developer accusing Meta of having a “sordid online privacy history” in an infinity logo dispute, the Australian Fashion Council launching a new fashion certification mark, and much more.

10 May 2022

INTA makes health and safety top priority for 2022 Annual Meeting, but clarity urged over test requirement

WTR speaks with a representative from INTA, as well as those planning evening receptions, to understand what will be in store for attendees of the 2022 Annual Meeting in Washington DC.

02 February 2022

A sense of optimism around the post-pandemic future: a year in trademarks

As 2021 draws to a close, George Chan, partner and head of the Simmons & Simmons (Beijing) Intellectual Property Agency, assesses the China trademark landscape.

31 December 2021

3M fights covid-19 opportunists with global anti-counterfeiting programme: a year in trademarks

Vice president and chief trademark counsel Colette Durst reflects on 3M’s anti-counterfeiting successes and what an uncertain economy has in store for in-house teams.

28 December 2021

Customs seizures drop a third in pandemic, EUIPO report finds

The number of fake items detained at the EU border fell by over a third last year, according to a new report by the EUIPO and the European Commission.

01 December 2021

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