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Network interference - a legal guide to the commercial risks and rewards of the social media phenomenon

  • Reed Smith LLP
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  • European Union, Global, United Kingdom, USA
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  • April 22 2014

Social media is a revolution in the way in which corporations communicate with consumers. This White Paper will help you to maximise the huge

WIPO refuses to order the transfer of worldcup2011.com to the International Rugby Board

  • McDermott Will & Emery
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  • Global
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  • January 12 2012

In Rugby World Cup Ltd v Andreas Gyrre WIPO D2011-1520 (1 November 2011) sole panellist Robert Badgely dismissed the complaint by the International Rugby Board (IRB) against ticket reseller Euroteam AS on the basis that the domain name could not be considered confusingly similar to the IRB’s trade marks RUGBY WORLD CUP and RUGBY WORLD CUP 2011, essentially because the dominant term “rugby” was lacking in the domain name

Growing trend for protecting images used without consent

  • Schillings
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  • Global
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  • June 9 2014

With the continuous rise of social media and Twitter or Instagram endorsements appearing on celebrity social media feeds, it's certainly a growing

Online brand protection: further down the rabbit hole we go

  • Pinkerton
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  • Global
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  • January 6 2014

Online brand enforcement sounds like a strong term, but what does it really mean? How do you know when you need an online brand enforcement programme

UDRP Panel denies Lady Gaga&x2019;s request to transfer ladygaga.org

  • Winston & Strawn LLP
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  • Global
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  • October 19 2011

A Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) Panel denied Lady Gaga's request for transfer of the domain name ladygaga.org from a third party who had registered the domain name and was using it as a fan site

Sunrise Period now open for the .xxx registry

  • Alston & Bird LLP
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  • Global
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  • September 8 2011

After a decade of controversial discussions, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the introduction of a .xxx top level domain (TLD) for the adult entertainment industry

As apps rise, are domain names the next AM radio?

  • Fenwick & West LLP
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  • Global
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  • April 8 2014

Despite a deluge of seminars, conferences, newsletters, blogs and email reminders over the past year or so, many companies and public figures are

New internet domains are coming what you should do

  • Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
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  • Global
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  • July 8 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN), the entity responsible for management of the Internet domain name system (DNS), has approved major changes in the system of top-level domains (TLDs) that will lead to the approval of potentially thousands of new domains

Protecting trademarks in the new .xxx domain name release

  • Barnes & Thornburg LLP
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  • Global
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  • May 10 2011

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to release the new .xxx top level domain intended for use by the adult entertainment industry later this year

Lady Gaga and fansite caught in a bad romance

  • Stikeman Elliott LLP
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  • Global
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  • November 8 2011

A string of number one hits and worldwide notoriety weren’t enough to bring Lady Gaga success in a domain name dispute over the use of her stage name