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INTA president reveals focuses for 2022, provides update on association’s event plans

WTR sits down with INTA president Zeeger Vink to get the inside track on the association’s focuses for the coming year and what to expect from its 2022 events.

10 February 2022

Out with the old, in with the new: five rules for rebranding in the United States

Dickinson Wright’s Alison Frey provides an IP perspective on how and why to rebrand so as prevent infringement and create a legally strong brand on which a successful company can be built

03 February 2022

Toxic workplaces, discrimination and barriers to progression: report warns of young lawyer exodus amid growing concerns

A new report from the IBA has revealed that a significant number of young lawyers are set to leave their current job, or the industry itself, in the next five years.

31 January 2022

Nike most-valuable apparel brand; China Trademark Association new committees; Take-Two buys Zynga – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at how improved examinations and WIPO event participation are among the CNIPA's five-year efforts, some of the latest law firm promotions, and much more.

11 January 2022

A sense of optimism around the post-pandemic future: a year in trademarks

As 2021 draws to a close, George Chan, partner and head of the Simmons & Simmons (Beijing) Intellectual Property Agency, assesses the China trademark landscape.

31 December 2021

The future of law firms: how to stand out with technology in 2022

Law firms will have to start using technology in the same way as corporations if they are to retain talent and remain competitive next year, argues Anaqua vice president and general manager at Domenic Leo.

28 December 2021

Getting the brand back together: a year in trademarks

To close out 2021, WTR has invited a series of industry leaders from across the trademark ecosystem to reflect on the past 12 months. For this instalment, Andrew Price, partner at Venable in Washington DC, presents a law firm perspective.

23 December 2021

Chicago IP firms credit diversity efforts as billable hours

Time spent on diversity, equity and inclusion will now be credited as billable hours at five prominent Chicago law firms. We examine the new policy and what it could mean for the industry as a whole.

18 November 2021

Amazon to extend Black Business Accelerator; combatting mental health stigma; a musical message – INTA 2021 report

WTR presents highlights and observations from the first two days of the 2021 INTA Annual Meeting.

17 November 2021

How to better support employees and their families: insight from Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin chief D&I officer Lois Durant reveals how the firm continuously improves its policies to better support families, and why quantitative and qualitative data analysis is vital to an effective D&I programme.

15 November 2021

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