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Fighting the trademark wolves

China29-03-2021Aimin Huo

It is not easy to defend against mass attacks that target brands in China, but there is a way, explains Aimin Huo of CCPIT Patent and Trademark Law Office.

ARIPO trademarks maintenance in Mozambique

Africa24-03-2021Miguel Bibe

Registering and maintaining a trademark in Mozambique throws up some tricky procedural conflicts, explains Miguel Bibe of Inventa International.

US trademark modernisation: what it means for foreign brand owners

12-03-2021Brett Heavner and Yinfei Wu

The Trademark Modernization Act of 2020 offers foreign brand owners new tools to remove problematic marks from the US register, but it could also pose challenges, explain Brett Heavner and Yinfei Wu of Finnegan.

A new era for Sudan?

Sudan02-03-2021Inês Sequeira

After the US removed Sudan from its terrorism blacklist, IP opportunities are there—if the country can update its rights regime, argues Inês Sequeira of Inventa International.

Amazon’s win over Polo Club: a fundamental mistake?

UK19-02-2021Aaron Wood

The English High Court has found in favour of Amazon in a dispute over the sale and visibility of goods in the UK/EU territory. The ruling is a worrying one which could lead to an upheaval in trademark litigation, argues Aaron Wood of Blaser Mills.

Career series: Jo-Ann See, Amica Law

Singapore01-02-2021Muireann Bolger

Jo-Ann See, director of Singapore law firm Amica Law, describes to WIPR how she developed a love of IP after a shaky start in the sector, and why career challenges should be viewed positively.

A boost to consumer confidence

India26-01-2021Ranjan Narula and Shabnam Khan

Updated rules for India’s e-commerce platforms seek to crack down on infringers who sell on the growing online marketplace, explain Ranjan Narula and Shabnam Khan of RNA, Technology and IP Attorneys.

Protecting “The Chokwe Thinker”

Africa, Angola19-01-2021Vera Albino

The adoption of an Angolan statuette as a cultural icon has raised questions over the protection of art as a trademark. Vera Albino of Inventa International explores the issues.

How the Synlait case increases the evidentiary value of letters of consent in China

China15-01-2021George Chan, Ricky Xing and Zoe Sun

A dairy company’s trademark triumph at China’s top court has significantly increased the evidentiary value of letters of consent. George Chan, Ricky Xing and Zoe Sun of Simmons & Simmons report.

Italy jurisdiction report: Complying with public morality

Italy10-01-2021Valentina Gazzarri

Trademarks and advertising are often synonymous with communication. Since they usually transmit a message to consumers, it is necessary that this message respects its recipients’ feelings. In other words, trademark owners and advertisers must be in compliance with rules of public morality.

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