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World Trademark Review's latest Global Trademark Benchmarking Survey is now open and awaits your response. As WTR's Adam Smith explains:
"We have conducted this survey two years previously and it has always collected insightful results. The first year it revealed how the trade mark industry was coping with the economic downturn, while last year the results showed how many in-house counsel still find it hard to foster cross-company understanding for trade marks. The uniqueness of the survey is that it looks at both sides of the profession: for example, how in-house counsel believe fee structures are changing, and how much of a shift away from hourly rates external counsel are willing to admit to.
Susan G Komen Breast Cancer Foundation or WaterAid. The results of the survey, together with full analysis based on interviews with trademark industry insiders, will be published in Issue 31 of WTR magazine, the issue we’ll take with us to INTA in May".To complete the in-house survey, click here. To complete the private practice survey, click here.
JIPLP contributor Bratin Roy. Despite being of apparently sane mind, Bratin is running the London Marathon on 17 April. Since he will no doubt be shedding many pounds, he would like you to do likewise, donating some cash for two charities that are close to his heart. To find out more, and indeed to sponsor Bratin's worthy causes, click here.