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Camille Miller

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Brand owners cannot ignore online enforcement as it can have a significant impact on the brand’s goodwill and in some instances, as with pharmaceuticals and consumer products, it can be a consumer safety issue.

15 July 2021

James Luo

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

With the rapid acceleration of the digital economy, which was further hastened by the pandemic, thousands of counterfeiters have set up shop on various Chinese e-commerce platforms. Brand owners should hire specialists to remove links to, and take down, infringing websites.

15 July 2021

Three ways to create and maintain an effective D&I strategy, from Kirkland & Ellis

IP practice group partner and Diversity and Inclusion Committee co-chair Ellisen Shelton Turner reveals how Kirkland & Ellis ensures the professional development of all its employees, before offering his top tips for an effective diversity and inclusion strategy.

14 July 2021

Cointreau sues cannabis company; Amazon TLDs go live; Malta joins IP Register in Blockchain – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Australia reflecting on a decade of plain packaging, Shamrock eyeing an entertainment IP move, Amul’s first foreign ruling leading to Canadian registration, and much more.

13 July 2021

Six ways to spot an effective leader – and how to become one

WTR’s Global Leaders explore the thorny question of what makes an inspiring boss, the qualities that make for essential leadership and also the duties and responsibilities of those at the top.

12 July 2021

The USPTO’s fraudulent filings crackdown continues; strategic insights from industry leaders; call for IP offices to be “agents of change”; and much more

Everything we covered on WTR over the past seven days – and all you need to know from the world of trademarks to set yourself up for the start of another busy week.

11 July 2021

North Korea counterfeit crackdown; Banksy trademarks criticised; MARQUES annual meeting update – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a court ordering Lotus Health Group to sell trademarks, the Georgian IP office establishing a GI commission, Invest Europe and EUIPO teaming up to support SMEs, and much more.

09 July 2021

“In times of crisis, trust matters”: top counsel consider the pandemic’s impact on brands

Covid-19 has affected IP practices in a range of ways. WTR’s Global Leaders reflect on changes to workplace processes and the IP landscape that have been felt over the last 18 months.

08 July 2021

Two trademark industry luminaries named among 2021 IP Hall of Fame inductees

The IP Hall of Fame was created to recognise those individuals who have made a significant contribution to IP law and practice.

07 July 2021

Diversity and inclusion: moving the needle together

Featured in Special Report 2021 Q2: Inside in-house operations - how to build world-class trademark functions and portfolios

Facebook's Mike Yaghmai and Dennis Wilson of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, explain why and how the two organisations have partnered up to facilitate faster change towards diversity and inclusion in the legal sector.

07 July 2021

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