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Five minutes with Elena Galletti, Brandstock

International19-10-2020Elena Galletti

Elena Galletti is vice president of marketing and key account management at Brandstock. We caught up with her to find out how companies can come out of the pandemic leaner and more efficient.

France jurisdiction report: Shopping around for clarity

France16-10-2020Aurélia Marie

In March this year, the Court of Justice of the European Union opened the acceptance of sales services in opposition procedures in the joined cases of C-155/18 and C-158/18 P, Tulliallan Burlington v European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) and Burlington Fashion.

A sticky mess: Pocky ruling further splits the circuits

15-10-2020Julia Anne Matheson

The Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit's finding that Pocky chocolate-dipped sticks are ineligible for trade dress protection could herald the end of trade dress claims within the circuit. Julia Anne Matheson of Potomac Law reports.

WIPR Five minutes with... Aaron Wood of Blaser Mills

EU25-09-2020Muireann Bolger

The trademark attorney discusses his successful representation of Full Colour Black, the greetings card company at the heart of a trademark dispute with Banksy.

Boxed-in brands: dealing with trademark infringement during COVID-19

UK18-09-2020Muireann Bolger

During economic downturns, brands face a dilemma. Pressure on revenue can leave trademark infringement unchecked but an antagonistic approach can also have adverse consequences. As IP professionals and brands look to the future, Muireann Bolger discovers what lessons they can learn.

Career series: Jayne Durden, Anaqua

International07-09-2020Jayne Durden

Jayne Durden, vice president of law firm strategy at Anaqua, tells WIPR about her motivation to help companies achieve their goals in a simpler way, and her determination to mentor and encourage her younger peers.

Health warning: COVID-19 and the rise of counterfeits

26-08-2020Elizabeth Dennis

The COVID-19 pandemic means that counterfeits pose a greater threat than ever before, as Elizabeth Dennis of Marks & Clerk argues.

Business continuity during lockdown

18-08-2020Mathilde Carle

Maintaining business practice under lockdown conditions involves communicating effectively and mastering technological office tools. Mathilde Carle, a lawyer with Paris-based Godin Associés, provides insight into the third session of a virtual discussion series hosted by the International Trademark Association’s Young Practitioners Committee on adjusting to work during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sweden jurisdiction report: Sinking the pirates

Sweden17-08-2020Maria Zamkova

The use of illegal digital services is decreasing significantly in Sweden, most of all by internet users aged 16 to 29, according to a recent survey, “Changed attitudes to illegal streaming”, published February 7, 2020, by Kantar Sifo on behalf of the Swedish Patent and Registration Office.

Italy jurisdiction report: A penalty kick for famous names

Italy17-08-2020Mauro Bronzini

The Italian Industrial Property Code confers autonomous protection on names which become famous in non-commercial fields, regardless of whether they are also registered as trademarks.

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