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Hirshfield confirms USPTO departure; Chinese trademark agency fined; INTA calls for action on fakes – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the UKIPO marking the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the USPTO re-opening the National Inventors Hall of Fame Museum, and much more.

10 June 2022

“There is power in numbers”: McAndrews shareholder reflects on diversity data report

WTR sits down with McAndrews shareholder Eligio Pimentel to examine the firm’s latest social impact and diversity data – and why reporting on DEI is so important.

01 June 2022

“We will get there!”: Stobbs aims to become “world’s leading brand advisory company”

Intangible asset management firm Stobbs has partnered with brand licensing agency LMCA in its latest move towards becoming “the world’s leading brand advisory company”.

26 May 2022

New CITMA president lays out priorities for term

Rights of representation, policymaking, litigation and diversity are all high on the agenda for the new Chartered Institute of Trademark Attorneys president, Rachel Wilkinson-Duffy.

11 May 2022

“It was like covid never happened” – GLINTA returns with a bang

We sit down with an original member of the LGBTQ+ INTA group GLINTA to hear more about the opportunities that the organisation provides, after its first face-to-face Annual Meeting get-together in almost three years.

03 May 2022

USPTO suspends prolific trademark attorney Jonathan Morton for numerous breaches of conduct rules

Notorious trademark attorney Jonathan Grant Morton has been suspended from practising before the USPTO for two years after breaching the agency’s rules of professional conduct.

01 May 2022

How to build a world-class IP practice

High-quality legal work alone is no longer enough to set law firms apart in a competitive environment. Those at the top analyse factors that add value for clients and explore why innovation and diversity are no longer optional extras.

14 April 2022

Take a few minutes to help WTR identify the current state of the trademark industry

Trademark professionals are being urged to participate in WTR’s annual Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey in an effort to get an accurate picture of the industry.

13 April 2022

Inside the China IP service industry: the current landscape and future drivers of growth

A CNIPA report reveals 73,000 Chinese IP service companies existed in 2020, 9.3% more than the previous year, as technological innovation and specialisation drive growth.

08 April 2022

Is your firm doing enough to win corporate clients?

In-house counsel from a range of industries reveal what they look for when outsourcing work – and how they compare firms.

04 April 2022

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