Perspectives

Content and conversations that elevate the profession and illuminate the most important issues brand owners and trademark and intellectual property (IP) practitioners are talking about.

Our global contributors put into perspective business-critical trends, legal and regulatory developments, and research findings that can help you prepare for today and plan for the future.

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Michiel Rijsdijk Arnold & Siedsma Amsterdam, Netherlands INTA Bulletins—Europe Subcommittee

In Europe, the doctrine of functionality aims to prevent the registration of marks that competitors need to access in order to compete. The provision of the law prohibits the registration of “the shape, or another characteristic, of goods which is necessary to achieve a technical result.”

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The Business of Brands: Interview with Track Leader Tali Alban of Uber Technologies

Tali Alban (Uber Technologies, USA) is leading “The Business of Brands” educational track at INTA’s 2021 Annual Meeting Virtual+ in November. Here, Ms. Alban talks about how this track will focus on understanding clients’ needs and challenges, while recognizing and responding to risks and trends.

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IP: The Key Asset to Support SMEs’ Development

Understanding the role, impacts, and challenges associated with IP assets in the SME context is necessary to design successful R&D, branding, and financial strategies—whether from a policy perspective or at the company level. Here, our guest EPO Chief Economist Yann Ménière shares his expertise expertise related to the economics of innovation, competition, and IP.

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Features

Get expert insight into the issues influencing the present and transforming the future of trademarks and brands. We explore current and evolving trends and practice issues, and interview leaders and visionaries from across the industry.

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Law & Practice

With a constant eye on developments that our community needs to follow, practitioners from around the world report on legal proceedings and proposed and actual changes in laws and regulations to keep you up to date.

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INTA Research

Our studies contribute significantly to the IP field and beyond, providing critical data that inform our members, as well as policymakers, the C-Suite, entrepreneurs, media, and consumers.

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Industry Research

Make data-driven decisions and strengthen your strategic guidance. Taking a deep dive into significant issues of our time, we highlight our own studies and other industry research.

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Industry Updates

We bring you news from myriad sources to keep you informed about key industry issues and trends. This includes an ongoing series to update brand owners on online service providers’ efforts to curb counterfeiting, and represents our collaborative initiatives to fight the proliferation of counterfeit goods online and elsewhere.

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