1. In trademark squatting cases, the burden shifts to companies to make their case: Companies that contend someone else has applied for a trademark inappropriately have a window during the examination process to register their opposition. Ottawa added a new criterion for challenges: that the application was made in “bad faith.” – Read More on Globe & Mail

2. Over a century since launching its famed boots, L.L.Bean sued over a ‘waterproof’ claim: L.L.Bean Inc., the famed Freeport retailer that got its start 111 years ago selling boots for wet weather, has been sued for false advertising. – Read More on Press Herald

3. Why fashion houses are getting into video games: The younger generation don’t think about it as ‘my physical life’ and ‘my digital life’. It’s just all the same. – Read More on the Guardian

4. E-commerce continues to grow in the EU. In 2022, 91% of people aged 16 to 74 in the EU had used the internet, 75% of whom had bought or ordered goods or services for private use. The proportion of e-shoppers grew from 55% in 2012 to 75% in 2022. – Read More on EuroStat

5. From condoms to cosmetics, China sales grow as lockdowns end: The world’s top consumer and luxury goods companies have seen sales grow in China since Beijing ended strict COVID-19 curbs, another sign that the world’s No. 2 economy is reviving after the pandemic. – Read More on Reuters

6. The RealReal Looks to Consign Its Way to Near-Term Profitability: With its stock trading at about $1.35 per share — after falling over 90% in the past two years — it could be argued there’s not a lot more downside for luxury resale marketplace The RealReal. – Read More on PYMNTS