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A sense of optimism around the post-pandemic future: a year in trademarks

As 2021 draws to a close, George Chan, partner and head of the Simmons & Simmons (Beijing) Intellectual Property Agency, assesses the China trademark landscape.

31 December 2021

The future of law firms: how to stand out with technology in 2022

Law firms will have to start using technology in the same way as corporations if they are to retain talent and remain competitive next year, argues Anaqua vice president and general manager at Domenic Leo.

28 December 2021

Getting the brand back together: a year in trademarks

To close out 2021, WTR has invited a series of industry leaders from across the trademark ecosystem to reflect on the past 12 months. For this instalment, Andrew Price, partner at Venable in Washington DC, presents a law firm perspective.

23 December 2021

Chicago IP firms credit diversity efforts as billable hours

Time spent on diversity, equity and inclusion will now be credited as billable hours at five prominent Chicago law firms. We examine the new policy and what it could mean for the industry as a whole.

18 November 2021

Amazon to extend Black Business Accelerator; combatting mental health stigma; a musical message – INTA 2021 report

WTR presents highlights and observations from the first two days of the 2021 INTA Annual Meeting.

17 November 2021

How to better support employees and their families: insight from Sheppard Mullin

Sheppard Mullin chief D&I officer Lois Durant reveals how the firm continuously improves its policies to better support families, and why quantitative and qualitative data analysis is vital to an effective D&I programme.

15 November 2021

Squid Game streamer dilemma; Meta PCs changes name to Facebook; Walmart and Gap reunite – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at counterfeiting increasing by 56% in the Philippines, all the latest law firm moves, and much more.

02 November 2021

Modest bounce-back for US trademark litigation levels predicted as top plaintiffs and defendants revealed

Trademark litigation filings at US district court level are set to exceed 2020’s number this year, according to the latest data from Docket Navigator.

01 November 2021

Spruson & Ferguson Australia becomes country’s largest IP firm as combination confirmed

In a major move, Shelston IP and Spruson & Ferguson have officially joined forces to create Spruson & Ferguson Australia.

01 November 2021

What more can your firm do for LGBTQ+ equality?

Diversity officers at the top-ranking firms for LGBTQ+ equality unpick the fundamentals of an effective D&I strategy.

14 October 2021

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