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Filing applications via the e-Albania platform: what you need to know

The Supervisory Council of the General Directorate of Industrial Property has approved Decision No 4 dated 20 June 2022, which regulates the submission of applications through the e-Albania platform.

08 July 2022

“Cautiously optimistic”: USPTO to introduce mandatory ID verification from August in fraud crackdown

The USPTO has confirmed that its long-awaited requirement for trademark filers to have their identities verified will commence from 6 August 2022.

07 July 2022

Netflix animated ident logo becomes the first multimedia mark to be registered in Turkey

IP legislation that came into effect in 2017 broadened the criteria for aspects of signs that can be registered as trademarks. With Turkey’s IP office leading the way by recently granting non-conventional marks to Netflix, multimedia marks are expected to feature widely in the country’s IP landscape.

07 July 2022

Why innovative pre-apply services lead to better trademark applications

Nathan Abraham, deputy director, tribunal at the UKIPO, outlines why he believes AI-driven pre-apply services should be the future of trademark application filing.

02 July 2022

EUIPO techwatchers’ five top tech trends in IP

Experts from the EUIPO’s Technology Watch System share their take on the main IT trends in IP for 2022, and how the office is embracing them.

01 July 2022

CNIPA fines three trademark firms for forgery; INTA files Rogers amicus brief; Nike exits Russia – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Kim Kardashian being sued over her SKKN brand, Yuga Labs – the company behind the Bored Ape NFT project – initiating legal action, and much more.

01 July 2022

A year at the EUIPO: an in-depth interview with executive director Christian Archambeau

In these volatile times, WTR’s Trevor Little sits down with the EUIPO’s Christian Archambeau to discuss how the trademark landscape is faring and how the office is innovating in response, including its use of blockchain and AI, as well as new API-based initiatives.

30 June 2022

TÜRKPATENT webinar: key takeaways on proof of use in oppositions based on similarity claims

TÜRKPATENT has highlighted the most common mistakes made by applicants when requesting proof of use and by opponents when submitting evidentiary documents, and shared valuable information on how it evaluates proof of use.

30 June 2022

Taking AI to the next level: JPO outlines plans around IP and artificial intelligence

The JPO has released its latest action plan on the implementation of IP tools that utilise cutting-edge artificial intelligence technology.

30 June 2022

The ingredients for a successful ADR Service

The EUIPO expands on plans to establish a mediation centre.

29 June 2022

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