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Collaboration and consumer safety: insights from 3M, WTR’s 2021 North America Team of the Year

WTR is pleased to announce that this year’s recipient of the WTR North America Team of the Year Award is 3M.

26 August 2021

How Starbucks protects its most valuable assets: interview exclusive

Starbucks managing director, corporate counsel for global brand protection and intellectual property Batur Oktay reveals how the US coffee chain giant handles a portfolio of more than 18,000 trademarks spanning over 80 countries.

25 August 2021

LEGO Group named WTR’s Latin America Team of the Year

Speaking to WTR, Arturo Ishbak Gonzalez Martínez, senior corporate counsel, Latin Americas, reflects on how the team met a challenging 12 months head on.

25 August 2021

MTN Nigeria named WTR’s Europe, Middle East and Africa Team of the Year

Today we are pleased to announce that the Nigerian subsidiary of telecommunications giant MTN Group is the winner of WTR’s 2021 Europe, Middle East and Africa Team of the Year Award.

24 August 2021

Raise a glass to Treasury Wine Estates: WTR’s 2021 Asia-Pacific Team of the Year

This week we are announcing the winners of the 2021 WTR Industry Awards. First up is the Asia-Pacific Team of the Year Award, which we are pleased to say goes to Treasury Wine Estates.

23 August 2021

How the Gazprom Neft in-house team is breaking new ground in the Russian IP space

Gazprom Neft head of trademarks Vadim Nyunyaev reveals how his team is optimising in-house operations and raising the bar for other Russian companies, in an exclusive WTR interview.

19 August 2021

How to lead a stellar in-house team: past award winners reflect on changing corporate practice

Past winners reveal how the WTR In-House Leader of the Year award helped boost their career and what lies in store for post-pandemic practice.

19 August 2021

Trademark-related workloads and client brand investment on the up but headcount hesitancy remains

Despite optimism over increases in brand investment in the coming six months, budget concerns mean that headcount is not expected to scale up to cope with rising workloads, exclusive WTR research has revealed.

18 August 2021

WTR Industry Awards: 15 years of winners and nominees in numbers

Looking back at 15 years of the WTR Industry Awards, today we scrutinise every nominee and winner to reveal the brands that have been most lauded since the annual event began.

18 August 2021

Industry leader sentiment skews negative over IP service provider M&A activity, expect deals to continue

Forty percent of industry leaders view the dizzying level of M&A activity in the non-legal IP services sector negatively, according to the latest WTR Trademark Elite Expert Panel survey.

16 August 2021

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