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Concerns grow over applicant passport safety; Banksy loses ‘monkey sign’ mark; stretched budgets hit corporate-law firm relationships; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

23 May 2021

Amazon seizes more than 2 million counterfeits; USPTO announces ID verification pilot; WTR reveals covid-19 impact on law firms; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

16 May 2021

The life of a brand protection professional during the pandemic

Featured in Anti-counterfeiting and Online Brand Enforcement: Global Guide 2021

Counterfeiting continues to spread globally like a plague. In recent years, with the expansion of the Internet, brand-protection teams have had to battle with counterfeiters online, usually with limited resources to tackle these illicit traders.

11 May 2021

CIPO tackles examination backlog; USTR publishes 2021 Special 301 Report; European Commission launches non-agricultural GIs consultation; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

09 May 2021

Trademark filings keep climbing as world edges towards normalcy

The numbers are well above last year’s figures, but the growth may not be sustained.

07 May 2021

Shocking new details in Pakistan fraud case; INTA Annual Meeting goes ‘virtual+’; behind the scenes at Nestlé USA; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

02 May 2021

As large trademark events pivot to hybrid models, they are setting down foundations for future growth and opportunity

In our latest Saturday opinion column, we reflect on a week in which INTA announced its Annual Meeting would be a ‘virtual+’ event and MARQUES expanded on its plans for a hybrid annual conference.

01 May 2021

Exclusive roundtable – IP offices reveal how covid-19 could shape future operations

As remote working has become du jour for many, WTR asks the IP offices of Canada, the European Union, Singapore, South Korea and the United Kingdom to reflect on the ups and downs of operating during a global pandemic – and what might remain of the systems developed over the past year.

29 April 2021

INTA Annual Meeting goes virtual as concerns over delegate safety and company travel restrictions continue

INTA has announced that it will be holding its 2021 Annual Meeting as a ‘virtual+’ event, stating that there are too many unknowns to plan a large-scale, in-person event for November.

29 April 2021

European Super League brand value; Corsearch acquisition; USPTO China filings surge continues; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

25 April 2021

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