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Trademark Basics, Part Five: Trademarks on the Internet
  • Wilkinson Barker Knauer LLP
  • Global
  • October 18 2016

Once you have identified your marks and sought protection through registration for some or all of them, there are still going to be other issues that

Bye Bye Internet - a brief look at the historic transition that just happened this weekend
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • October 5 2016

Midnight 1 October 2016 was a historic moment in the history of the Internet with ICANN, a non-profit organization, finally taking control of the

The URS: cheap, fast but not necessarily easy
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • September 27 2016

This week in IP Enforcement Focus, we cover the URS Procedure, more fully known as the Uniform Rapid Suspension System - a rights protection

Bird & Bird wins landmark first UDRP decision against a ".feedback" gTLD for the De Beers Group of companies
  • Bird & Bird
  • Global
  • September 23 2016

De Beers has succeeded in its complaint against the registrant of the domain name debeers.feedback. The decision is significant as it is the first

Common Law Rights & the UDRP: Standing and Bad Faith Registration
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global
  • September 21 2016

For many years now, Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) Panelists have accepted common law rights as a basis for standing to bring a

New gTLD Sunrise Periods for Gaming, Entertainment and Retail Companies
  • Kelley Drye & Warren LLP
  • Global
  • September 19 2016

The following open gTLD Sunrise Periods may be of interest to companies in the gaming, entertainment and retail industries who wish to register their

gTLD Sunrise Periods Now Open - September 2016
  • Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox
  • Global
  • September 5 2016

As first reported in our December 2013 newsletter, the first new generic top-level domains (gTLDs, the group of letters after the "dot" in a domain

France: New ADR procedure for .FR domain names
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • August 29 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Association française pour le nommage Internet en coopération (AFNIC), the Registry for

War of the World Wide Webs: D.C. Circuit Refuses Terror Victims’ Attempt to Seize Internet Domain Names
  • Proskauer Rose LLP
  • Global, USA
  • August 25 2016

In early August, the D.C. Circuit refused to allow victims of terror attacks to take control of the Internet domain names of Iran, North Korea, and

ICANN sticks two characters up for countries
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • August 24 2016

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has released a document called “Proposed Measures for LetterLetter Two-Character