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Edible cannabis company fined $2 million; US scout groups settle dispute; Anaqua heads to Northern Ireland – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Hailey Bieber being allowed to launch a new skincare line despite an ongoing infringement case, and much more.

26 July 2022

How zero-tolerance on infringement provides ROI: the Verizon approach to brand management

WTR sits down with this year's Internet and Telecommunications Team of the Year, Verizon, to learn how a zero-tolerance approach to infringement provides return on investment.

26 July 2022

Managing household brands: the secrets to Industrias AIEn’s success

Mexico’s Industrias AIEn reveals what it takes to become the 2022 WTR Latin America Team of the Year.

26 July 2022

Apex court rules that import and distribution of products meant for foreign jurisdiction constitute infringement and passing off

The key takeaway from this decision is that trademark owners ought to consider indicating on their packaging that the sale of their products is restricted to a particular region or country.

26 July 2022

Applicability and apportionment of general overheads in an account of profits: a pursuit of the "least unrealistic" outcome

The case highlights the uncertainty implicit in a claimant seeking an account of profits and the need for the court to take a pragmatic approach.

26 July 2022

Blow for Apple, L’Oréal, FIFA and Puma: seven EMEA Legal Updates you may have missed

Each quarter we are running a series of pieces highlighting recent Legal Updates that you may have missed. To kick off our latest series, we turn our attention to developments in the EMEA region.

26 July 2022

Peruvian Trademark Office protects Dora the Explorer

The office upheld an opposition filed by Viacom International Inc, the owner of the DORA trademark in Class 3, against the registration of a figurative trademark including the element ‘Dora’ in Class 21.

25 July 2022

US trademark litigation: H1 2022

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Trademark litigation filings at US district court level are set for a small increase this year, according to the latest data projections from Docket Navigator.

22 July 2022

Quidditch rebrands to quadball; Mattel and Elon Musk reunite; Uber brand rating takes a hit – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO introducing a new trademark filing form, the GetHenry rebrand highlighting the risks of a generic name, and much more.

22 July 2022

General Court: registration of ALOVE mark for jewellery would take unfair advantage of repute of Cartier’s LOVE mark

There was a risk that the image of luxury of Cartier’s earlier mark would be transferred to the mark applied for, which would unduly be “boosted” as a result of its association with the earlier mark.

22 July 2022

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