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WTR Global Leaders: Corporate Trademark

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

15 July 2021

Spring Chang

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

It is challenging yet fascinating to keep one’s expertise up to date in the IP field, which is ever changing. I am excited and filled with a sense of accomplishment when developing and enforcing strategies tailored for my clients in China and overseas.

15 July 2021

Marina Perraki

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The increase in online transactions during the pandemic has further attracted the attention of online counterfeiters as it has offered a wider environment in which to operate.

15 July 2021

Karen L Elburg

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It is my belief that in order to develop a successful career as an IP lawyer, you must be an excellent commercial lawyer, with a good grounding in contract and corporate law, as well as a lot of patience and a good sense of humour.

15 July 2021

Elliot Papageorgiou

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The continued rise in trademark filing subsidies, initially introduced as early as 2013 and then generously expanded by provincial and city governments, has led to unprecedented levels of Chinese applicants filing abroad.

15 July 2021

Christoph Gasser

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Online arbitration courts have certainly proven themselves in practice, especially because they can quickly lead to mediation, are relatively inexpensive and often comprise experienced and, above all, expert judges.

15 July 2021

Paul Asiimwe

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

African brands are ripe for commercialisation on a wider scale. All over the continent, innovative solutions are cropping up and the franchising mode may need to be adopted in order to optimise opportunity.

15 July 2021

Mike Yaghmai

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

As a leader within my organisation, I dedicate a noteworthy portion of my time to such work and often press my team managers and peers at other companies to do the same. It takes commitment and prioritisation, but as leaders in the industry it is crucial for us to focus on this to help the next group of outstanding leaders rise and carry things forward.

15 July 2021

Daniel Zohny

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FIFA’s brand protection programme has always put an emphasis on creating awareness of intellectual property. We believe that it is more beneficial to spend efforts on educating the public than having to enforce against innocent infringers who may simply not be aware of having crossed a line.

15 July 2021

Jürg Simon

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Our tasks are regularly embedded in highly complex and abstract legal dogmatics, yet they usually concern tangible everyday products and services. I enjoy being challenged in an interdisciplinary way and working with clients and colleagues from a wide range of specialisms and industries.

15 July 2021

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