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The ingredients for a successful ADR Service

The EUIPO expands on plans to establish a mediation centre.

29 June 2022

Fighting fakes block by block: what the future looks like

The EUIPO expands on how it is harnessing innovation on the blockchain to combat counterfeiting.

28 June 2022

Vietnam to recognise sound marks; M&M’s metaverse; Scotch Whisky granted US certification mark – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Kosher certification group suing JetBlue, Kellogg splitting into three independent companies, and much more.

28 June 2022

Patent and Trademark Office implements service by publication procedure

It is expected that there will no longer be delays in the service of office actions and that the number of pending applications will decrease.

28 June 2022

“The exchange of data is essential”: EUIPO head on enforcement efforts

Christian Archambeau, executive director of the EUIPO, expands on the future of the office’s enforcement tools and offerings.

27 June 2022

Zambia joins TMview; AI bots clash on brand protection views; WB Mason wins BLIZZARD lawsuit – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hailey Bieber being sued for trademark infringement, ICANN and EURid teaming up, and much more.

24 June 2022

CIPO initiative criticised; TTAB manual updated; Mumbai police seizes fake designer watches – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a video game returning to sale after a trademark dispute, Musinsa checking the authenticity of imported goods, and much more.

21 June 2022

Register Tracker South America: January-April 2022

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Registration rates have fallen at most major Latin America registries this year, but despite volatile application levels, companies in the region continue to eye overseas protection.

21 June 2022

Trademarks Office delivers landmark interpretation of Rule 34 on expedited processing

The key issue in this case was whether a request to expedite processing of an application under Rule 34 of the Trademarks Rules 2017 can be filed after the completion of the opposition pleadings.

21 June 2022

Register Tracker Asia-Pacific: January-April 2022

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Filing activity has continued to fall at every major Asian register this year, as data reveals a shifting focus away from international filings by Chinese applicants.

20 June 2022

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