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Q&A: Tim Getzoff on Puma and Skechers’ TM disputes

27-07-2022Patent News, Trademarks NewsMuireann Bolger

Skechers and Puma have sued Brooks Sports over alleged IP violations | More litigation centring on fair use expected in the outdoor and sportswear sectors | Trademark Modernization Act | NFTs

Virtual trademark applications rise in EU

26-07-2022Trademarks NewsSarah Speight

Data shows stark difference in US/EU trends | EUIPO publishes NFT guidelines

USPTO to revisit patent eligibility guidance

26-07-2022Patent NewsStaff writer

Kathi Vidal makes key announcement | More public comment welcomed after admission that “more work needs to be done” to provide clarity

Plans to protect design and traditional knowledge escalate

25-07-2022Patent NewsSarah Speight

Global schemes move to a critical phase | Design law and IP related to genetic resources and traditional knowledge under discussion | More negotiations planned for 2024

Q&A: Liz Lenjo on Manolo Blahnik’s China win

Africa, China25-07-2022Trademarks NewsSarah Speight

WIPR spoke with the fashion expert to understand the significance of the luxury brand’s case.

Q&A: Olivier Vrins on Cadbury’s colour victory

UK22-07-2022Sarah Speight

Olivier Vrins, a trademark lawyer who is representing Veuve Clicquot in an ongoing dispute against Lidl over the colour orange, gives his observations on Cadbury’s success in protecting the colour purple.

Mexico questions Chinese retailer’s use of Mayan design

China, Mexico22-07-2022Staff writer

Artisan brand hit out at ‘lack of recognition’ over complex embroidery designs | Government requests the ecommerce platform works more ethically with indigenous communities.

Toy giant ordered to pay costs after UK disclosure fail

UK21-07-2022Sarah Speight

Doll maker accused of missing 1m documents | IP dispute delayed by four years | UK company sues after rival ‘forced’ toy stores not to sell similar products.

USPTO, WIPO partner to jointly address SEP disputes

International21-07-2022Muireann Bolger

The agreement follows a rise in the use of wireless tech and global litigation | Apple, Nokia, and Ericsson among those embroiled in disputes | Kathi Vidal | Daren Tang.

UK blocks Chinese company from acquiring university’s IP

China, UK21-07-2022Staff writer

Tech presented ‘national security risk’ | Business minister uses new powers for the first time | University says it voluntarily referred the deal for scrutiny.

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