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Launch of new gTLDs and the Trade Mark Clearinghouse (TMCH)

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • April 3 2013

This note sets out to provide you with the key facts about the TMCH, the background to the TMCH, how Hogan Lovells can assist and, at this stage

New gTLDs: right here right now! threats and opportunities for brands and businesses

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • April 26 2012

The launch of new gTLDs is likely to cause an unprecedented shake up to the domain name system and the Internet in 2013 and onward

Karen Millen Fashions' case ripped to pieces

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • October 28 2011

Karen Millen Fashions learned the hard way that obtaining the transfer of a domain name under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) requires more than simple assertions and the provision of actual evidence is necessary, even when the case looks like a slam dunk

Insurance company's interests ensured by a dose of creativity

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2011

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, (the UDRP) a single-member Panel ruled that the registration and use of a disputed domain name incorporating a trade mark without any reasonable justification was sufficiently strong evidence of bad faith

Hotel lost for descriptive words (and one letter)

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2011

In a recent case decided under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, (UDRP) a Panel denied transfer of a series of seven Domain Names incorporating a single letter trade mark and another one incorporating a descriptive portion of another of the Complainant's trade marks, citing lack of confusing similarity as the principal cause, while acknowledging that the other requirements of the UDRP were satisfied

bwin fights typosquatting and wins it all

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2011

bwin.party services (the Complainant), an Austrian company belonging to the bwin group, recently won two separate Complaints filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO

Renown on renewal

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • September 30 2011

Puget Sound Software (the Complainant), an online technical support company based in the United States, recently lost a Complaint under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) against A. Rahman, an individual residing in Detroit, concerning the domain name (the Domain Name), on grounds that no bad faith was found at the time of registration

Unsuccessful harvest for the Champagne domain

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • France, Global
  • -
  • August 19 2011

The Comité Interprofessionnel du Vin de Champagne (CIVC, the representative body of French Champagne producers), a body established by statute under the laws of France, recently lost a Complaint filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO

The shoemaker's son always goes barefoot

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • August 19 2011

In a case decided under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), a Panel from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) recently denied transfer of the domain name (the Domain Name

Less than rosy outcome for law firm

  • Hogan Lovells
  • -
  • Global
  • -
  • August 19 2011

A set of related Complaints recently filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) by partners from the law firm Proskauer Rose LLP for the transfer of domain names containing their personal names were recently rejected because the Panel decided that the Complainants did not have a trade mark in their names