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Optimising law firm operations: latest WTR Special Report released

The report reveals the top representative filers in key jurisdictions, presents feedback from market-leading brands on what they look for in their legal partners and details key data points on trademark practice economics.

04 April 2022

Roundtable: What leading brands look for in their law firms

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

WTR convened a panel of corporate trademark leaders to provide insight into what qualities clients around the world look for in their law firm allies.

04 April 2022

Top representative filers: The EUIPO

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

The list of top 50 representative filers at the EUIPO in 2021 includes a number of well-known firms that are mainstays of rankings tables.

04 April 2022

Top representative filers: The USPTO

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

In the USPTO’s FY2021, US and Chinese applicants were behind much of the trademark activity at the office.

04 April 2022

Managing mental health and wellbeing: Key principles for the legal profession

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

Global surveys examining the mental wellbeing of legal professionals have identified worrying trends across the profession. GeorgeArtley, Bar Issues Commission project lawyer in the Legal Policy and Research Unit at the International Bar Association, sets out thegroup’s 10 principles for addressing the crisis.

04 April 2022

The economics of trademark law: Findings of the AIPLA economic survey

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

This analysis focuses on average trademark fees and costs presented in the most recent Economic Survey, as well as changes to work and firm management that have taken place over the past two years.

04 April 2022

Top representative filers: The CNIPA

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

The list of most active representatives is a mixture of law firms and technology platforms offering registration services to the domestic market.

04 April 2022

The US litigation landscape: The most active law firms at federal level

Featured in WTR Special Report Q1 2022: Inside trademark law firm operations

Docket Navigator data reveals the law firms taking on the biggest number of district court trademark cases in 2021.

04 April 2022

Stick or twist? The law firm headcount conundrum and how in-house budget expectations add complexity

Over three-quarters of law firm respondents to WTR’s latest survey expect to increase their headcount over the next six months.

31 March 2022

Have your say on the state of the trademark industry

Trademark practitioners are invited to share their experience of the past 12 months and brand protection predictions for the future.

29 March 2022

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