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Revealed: how controversial low-cost online trademark platforms dominate paid Google search results

An exclusive WTR investigation has found that paid advertising on trademark-related Google search queries regularly feature notorious or allegedly fraudulent low-cost trademark agencies.

27 May 2021

Concerns grow over applicant passport safety; Banksy loses ‘monkey sign’ mark; stretched budgets hit corporate-law firm relationships; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

23 May 2021

Chilean Senate approves Madrid Protocol; UKIPO publishes new corporate plan; Anaqua acquires Actio IP – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Alt Legal partnering with Clarivate, a brand incubator landing $70 million in funding, the USPTO announcing new covid-19 pilots, and much more.

21 May 2021

“The message from the top is clear”: Nixon Peabody D&I director on importance of open communication

Diversity and inclusion director Rekha Chiruvolu reveals why a concise mission statement with a clear message from leadership is vital to creating a truly inclusive organisation.

19 May 2021

USPTO announces proposed new rules; Clubhouse trademark infringement suit; Atari sues Pixels – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Ralph Lauren agreeing to sell the Club Monaco brand, General Mills picking up the Tyson Foods pet food business, the ICANN board signing off on its finances and much more.

18 May 2021

“Money flushed down the toilet” – customers decry low-cost agency Trademark Plus

Concerns are growing over the operations of long-running low-cost IP agency Trademark Plus, with experts telling WTR that the USPTO should investigate potentially problematic trademark entities.

17 May 2021

Amazon seizes more than 2 million counterfeits; USPTO announces ID verification pilot; WTR reveals covid-19 impact on law firms; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

16 May 2021

Qatar Airways decries VisitQatar.com; Donuts launches anti-phishing tool; INTA to hold free legal clinic – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at brands risking a boycott for poor ad placement, new plans for the Victoria’s Secret brand, and much more.

14 May 2021

Locke Lord diversity chief offers practical tips on creating an effective inclusion strategy

Locke Lord LLP’s chief diversity and inclusion officer, Paulette Brown, shares her insight into why law firms should reassess their history and do away with ‘exclusive’ labels.

12 May 2021

“A step in the right direction” – USPTO to begin testing ID verification, with experts voicing praise and concerns

USPTO to begin a pilot programme for a proposed new verification system on its online trademark platform, WTR learns, with experts warning of hurdles that need to be overcome.

11 May 2021

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