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Register Tracker Europe and North America: May-August 2022

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The United Kingdom saw a disproportionately large number of trademark filings this May-August 2022, according to data published by Fovea IP. The data also shows a strong preference for local markets among North American and European applicants - among other insights.

19 October 2022

Atlanta Braves rebrand debate; Canon reveals Amazon IP takedown levels; USPTO seeks public feedback – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Medieval Times accusing a performers’ union of brand infringement, the Philippines IP Offices being recognised for its achievements, and much more.

18 October 2022

How a Giorgia Meloni administration could impact the trademark ecosystem in Italy

Following the Italian election victory of right-wing leader Giorgia Meloni, WTR spoke to leading attorneys in the country to identify the potential impact.

14 October 2022

Kazakh IPO amends official fees: what you need to know

A key change is that the trademark registration fee now covers only up to three classes of goods/services, and not all classes applied for, as previously.

13 October 2022

CITMA urges UK government to resolve “critical” post-Brexit representation issues

Unqualified foreign representatives before the UKIPO have become a “critical problem that requires immediate attention”, CITMA has warned the UK government in a new campaign urging legislative change.

12 October 2022

Developments in bad-faith trademark filings and bad-faith enforcement actions in China

In this guest piece, we take a look at how China’s approach towards bad-faith trademark filings has developed over the years, and upcoming changes announced by the CNIPA.

07 October 2022

Ben & Jerry’s adds to Unilever spat; Peloton and Lulemon settle; OpSec launches authentication product – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at reports that only 10% of SMEs are registering EU IP rights, offices responding to the WIPO GII, ICANN participating in EU Cybersecurity Month, and much more.

04 October 2022

USPTO takes action against foreign sponsorship scam activity, as firm denies all allegations

The USPTO has issued two orders suspending a number of attorney-sponsored support staff accounts that violated the Trademark Verified Account Agreement.

04 October 2022

Innovation performance and brand value diverge in new WIPO index

Countries that dominate brand value rankings are not necessarily the top performers in WIPO's Global Innovation Index 2022.

29 September 2022

EUIPO offers anti-counterfeiting roadmap for transport and logistics services

A new EUIPO discussion paper highlights the key challenges facing transport and logistics services companies while offering best practices for combatting illicit activity along international trade routes.

28 September 2022

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