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Legends of the trademark industry: insights from past WTR Lifetime Achievement winners

Continuing our look back at 15 years of the WTR Industry Awards, today we speak with three past winners of the prestigious Lifetime Achievement Award to garner insights into the evolution of the industry.

20 August 2021

China’s trademark levels are back on the rise after a relatively slow 2019

WTR’s annual Asia-Pacific deep dive is here, revealing 2020’s top corporate and law firm filers, major trends and everything in between.

19 August 2021

Trademark-related workloads and client brand investment on the up but headcount hesitancy remains

Despite optimism over increases in brand investment in the coming six months, budget concerns mean that headcount is not expected to scale up to cope with rising workloads, exclusive WTR research has revealed.

18 August 2021

Spongebob trademark lawsuit; 50 Cent mocks Rémy Martin infringement claims; Sony buys Crunchyroll – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Clubhouse settling a dispute with a sports networking site, how chatbots can “boost brands”, Ford pushing back against General Motors, and much more.

17 August 2021

Down memory lane: a look back at the WTR Industry Awards best bits

The first WTR Industry Awards took place in Chicago in 2007.  In subsequent years, at ceremonies around the globe, the awards evening has regularly hosted, and celebrated with, hundreds of the corporate trademark world’s leading lights.

17 August 2021

Industry leader sentiment skews negative over IP service provider M&A activity, expect deals to continue

Forty percent of industry leaders view the dizzying level of M&A activity in the non-legal IP services sector negatively, according to the latest WTR Trademark Elite Expert Panel survey.

16 August 2021

Messi brand power; Cleveland Guardians rebrand dispute; Meredith Corp portfolio analysis; 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.

15 August 2021

Brand professionals are left in a tight spot as price becomes primary factor in purchasing IP services

Price has become the primary consideration when choosing IP service provider offerings, our upcoming WTR Trademark Elite Expert Panel Report reveals. This week’s Saturday opinion column ponders the implications.

14 August 2021

Amazon and GoPro file counterfeit lawsuit; Aldi trolls Marks & Spencer; Manchester United to be renamed – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at INTA unveiling a student moot court competition in the Andean Community, Canon USA updating its anti-counterfeiting consumer education, and much more.

10 August 2021

USPTO steps up its brand protection efforts; IP offices reveal top scams; INTA files amicus brief; 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.

08 August 2021

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