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Innovation at the UKIPO: spotlight on trademark tools and services

In exclusive insights, representatives from the UKIPO share the innovative tools and services they have launched or are developing for the future.

01 February 2023

Implementation of the limitation of goods and services by the Turkish Patent and Trademark Office

The approach of the Patent and Trademark Office to the limitation of goods and services creates a disparity between and international trademark applications.

01 February 2023

Why UK attorneys shouldn’t fear the growing interest in self-filing

The UKIPO is seeing a steady increase in self-filed trademark applications, but with total filings also on the up and new address for service requirements in play, UK representatives still have plenty on their plate.

30 January 2023

ChatGPT fraud warning; UKIPO introduces new service rules; Hershey settles TOUGH COOKIE dispute – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a political commentator planning Aunt Jemima and Redskins products, the Thai IP office revealing counterfeit seizure data, and much more.

27 January 2023

USPTO trends and top filers: FY2022

Our annual assessment of the US brand landscape reveals the top filers and representatives, volatile application trends, and much more.

26 January 2023

UK leading representative filers revealed, with questions raised over new entrant in top 10

A newly-prolific trademark representative in the UK has come under scrutiny over possible links to a China-based organisation that was recently issued a show-cause order by the USPTO.

24 January 2023

USPTO extends strategic plan comment window; OK Go sued; brands split on gaming in Web3 – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Chicken Slice prevailing over Chicken Inn, new trademark requirements in Iraq, and much more.

24 January 2023

Amendments to Banjul Protocol come into force: what you need to know

Among other things, it is now possible for a trademark owner to make a subsequent designation and obtain trademark protection in an additional contracting state.

24 January 2023

Brazil names interim IP office president; USPTO launches IP Identifier tool; $1 Under Armour verdict explained – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the Biden administration backing Jack Daniel’s, a new director general taking over at the Mexican IP office, and much more.

20 January 2023

USPTO suspends prolific filing attorney for numerous professional conduct violations

New order marks another instance of the USPTO taking action against attorneys for breaches in the past 12 months, signalling a zero-tolerance policy for such misconduct.

20 January 2023

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