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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

Committing to innovation: How IP law firms can implement technology that sticks

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

Anaqua’s Joe Bichanich, client director, global law firms, takes a long, hard look at the barriers to change – and how to overcome them.

25 March 2022

Action for Ukraine: how one IP attorney is helping those in need

We spoke to a Brussels-based trademark lawyer on a personal mission to help those affected by the Russian invasion.

24 March 2022

“Meaningless, destructive and difficult”: why the legal profession needs to change its priorities to protect mental health

The biggest roadblock to improving mental health in the legal profession is the failure to recognise that a lawyer’s worth cannot be measured in billable hours, argues Derek LaCroix, executive director of the Lawyers Assistance Program of British Columbia.

19 March 2022

Eight ways to nurture talent in a profession under pressure

Law firms are under increasing pressure to reassess traditional recruitment methods and better support individuals if they are to retain the best talent, explains Finnegan’s new chief diversity and inclusion officer.

16 March 2022

All new 2022 WTR 1000 out now

The resource identifies the leading trademark practitioners and firms from around the globe, offering the definitive ‘go-to’ guide for those seeking legal trademark expertise.

28 February 2022

INTA president reveals focuses for 2022, provides update on association’s event plans

WTR sits down with INTA president Zeeger Vink to get the inside track on the association’s focuses for the coming year and what to expect from its 2022 events.

10 February 2022

Out with the old, in with the new: five rules for rebranding in the United States

Dickinson Wright’s Alison Frey provides an IP perspective on how and why to rebrand so as prevent infringement and create a legally strong brand on which a successful company can be built

03 February 2022

Toxic workplaces, discrimination and barriers to progression: report warns of young lawyer exodus amid growing concerns

A new report from the IBA has revealed that a significant number of young lawyers are set to leave their current job, or the industry itself, in the next five years.

31 January 2022

Nike most-valuable apparel brand; China Trademark Association new committees; Take-Two buys Zynga – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at how improved examinations and WIPO event participation are among the CNIPA's five-year efforts, some of the latest law firm promotions, and much more.

11 January 2022

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