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Vladimir Marenovic

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The Internet knows no physical bounds. With so much information at our fingertips, everything suddenly seems more accessible. As a result, trademark owners are facing more and more issues involving the trade of counterfeit products online.

15 July 2021

WTR Global Leaders: Private Practice

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15 July 2021

Anthony Tong

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I am proud to be the lead counsel for a Hong Kong-listed client in prosecuting and defending more than 80 contemporaneous national and EU trademark-related proceedings against the same defendants in 15 European jurisdictions.

15 July 2021

James Sweeting

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Intellectual property is such a fundamental part of ensuring that brands are successfully positioned to protect and monetise their creativity successfully. Brand protection is not just about money and protecting revenue though. It is about doing the right thing.

15 July 2021

Paul McGrady

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The big news is the upcoming implementation of the Trademark Modernisation Act, which is meant to clear dead wood off the USPTO registry. I expect that this will make trademarks less settled as some come under attack under the new provisions.

15 July 2021

Margret Knitter

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The rise of social media and the development of influencer marketing requires the surveillance of social media and the Internet in general. Therefore, brand protection agencies not only have to keep an eye on trademark registers, but also on a vast number of other sources.

15 July 2021

Mark Hiddleston

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Continuing to trade in difficult circumstances was a success in its own right. More significantly, we also managed to open our Portuguese office, which has been operating since 1 January 2021 to service our EUIPO work post-Brexit.

15 July 2021

Michael J Leonard

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The most important thing for SMEs to remember is that they must first secure IP protection in trademarks or names that are sufficiently distinctive or arbitrary so as to enable them to establish a high level of brand equity in that mark or name.

15 July 2021

Michael Ritscher

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Challenging mandates, a high level of personal responsibility, an intensive exchange in a well functioning team, quick feedback from the boss and a human environment in which working is a pleasure are crucial.

15 July 2021

Robyn Lederman

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Brand owners must consider how trademarks will be perceived in society and even if a registration is possible, it is more important to avoid offending a specific group of people.

15 July 2021

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