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Margret Knitter

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The rise of social media and the development of influencer marketing requires the surveillance of social media and the Internet in general. Therefore, brand protection agencies not only have to keep an eye on trademark registers, but also on a vast number of other sources.

15 July 2021

Mark Hiddleston

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Continuing to trade in difficult circumstances was a success in its own right. More significantly, we also managed to open our Portuguese office, which has been operating since 1 January 2021 to service our EUIPO work post-Brexit.

15 July 2021

Michael J Leonard

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

The most important thing for SMEs to remember is that they must first secure IP protection in trademarks or names that are sufficiently distinctive or arbitrary so as to enable them to establish a high level of brand equity in that mark or name.

15 July 2021

Michael Ritscher

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Challenging mandates, a high level of personal responsibility, an intensive exchange in a well functioning team, quick feedback from the boss and a human environment in which working is a pleasure are crucial.

15 July 2021

Robyn Lederman

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Brand owners must consider how trademarks will be perceived in society and even if a registration is possible, it is more important to avoid offending a specific group of people.

15 July 2021

Camille Miller

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

Brand owners cannot ignore online enforcement as it can have a significant impact on the brand’s goodwill and in some instances, as with pharmaceuticals and consumer products, it can be a consumer safety issue.

15 July 2021

James Luo

Featured in WTR Global Leaders 2021

With the rapid acceleration of the digital economy, which was further hastened by the pandemic, thousands of counterfeiters have set up shop on various Chinese e-commerce platforms. Brand owners should hire specialists to remove links to, and take down, infringing websites.

15 July 2021

Three ways to create and maintain an effective D&I strategy, from Kirkland & Ellis

IP practice group partner and Diversity and Inclusion Committee co-chair Ellisen Shelton Turner reveals how Kirkland & Ellis ensures the professional development of all its employees, before offering his top tips for an effective diversity and inclusion strategy.

14 July 2021

Cointreau sues cannabis company; Amazon TLDs go live; Malta joins IP Register in Blockchain – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at Australia reflecting on a decade of plain packaging, Shamrock eyeing an entertainment IP move, Amul’s first foreign ruling leading to Canadian registration, and much more.

13 July 2021

Six ways to spot an effective leader – and how to become one

WTR’s Global Leaders explore the thorny question of what makes an inspiring boss, the qualities that make for essential leadership and also the duties and responsibilities of those at the top.

12 July 2021

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