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The problem with pay: are UK firms doing enough to reduce the gender pay gap?

Data analysis of recent gender pay gap reports from top trademark firms reveals a worrying trend across the legal industry.

28 July 2022

“Different from other firms”: AB InBev in-house counsel departs to found Stobbs Netherlands

In an interview with WTR, Pieter van den Bulck shares his excitement at the “daring move” to jump to an outside counsel role.

22 July 2022

Gleiss Lutz heads to the metaverse; UKIPO announces interim head; Love Island counterfeit jibe goes viral – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Chinese trademark registrations reaching 40.4 million, the USPTO and US Copyright Office studying NFTs, and much more.

15 July 2022

The WTR Benchmarking Survey: inside law firm and corporate trademark operations

Featured in WTR Special Report Q2 2022: The trademark landscape: a data deep dive into key and emerging trends

For over a decade, WTR has been surveying law firm and corporate trademark professionals in a bid to uncover how practice is changing, and to identify emerging trends and challenges. Over the following four pages, key findings and takeaways from our 2022 survey reveal an on-the-ground-view of the trademark sector as it adapts to the pandemic, rising inflation and Web 3.0

07 July 2022

What law firms should consider before hiring a D&I officer in Asia

Set clear expectations, ensure leadership buy-in and provide full employee support for your new D&I officer in Asia to succeed.

06 July 2022

Why your firm needs a D&I manager based in Asia

Asia-based professionals at Freshfields, Baker McKenzie and Mayer Brown expand on their diversity-focused roles and responsibilities, which extend to client-facing work to advance D&I locally.

05 July 2022

Revealed: top EUIPO corporate and law firm filers

French personal care powerhouse L'Oréal was the leading corporate applicant for EU trademarks in the 12 months preceding 1 May 2022, some way ahead of second-placed Philip Morris,  EUIPO data reveals.

04 July 2022

Rouse and Lusheng launch digital offering to assist brands entering the metaverse

WTR sits down with representatives from Lusheng Law Firm and Rouse to get the inside track on the innovative new offering.

27 June 2022

Hirshfield confirms USPTO departure; Chinese trademark agency fined; INTA calls for action on fakes – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the UKIPO marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the USPTO re-opening the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, and much more.

10 June 2022

“There is power in numbers”: McAndrews shareholder reflects on diversity data report

WTR sits down with McAndrews shareholder Eligio Pimentel to examine the firm’s latest social impact and diversity data – and why reporting on DEI is so important.

01 June 2022

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