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ICANN Seeking GDPR Interpretation from German Court
  • Klein Moynihan Turco LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 21 2018

On May 25, 2018, Europe’s General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) went into effect to provide a set of standardized data protection laws across

ICANN and “necessary” personal data under Article 5 (1) (b) and (c) of the GDPR: Lessons and Increased Clarity Going Forward
  • D2 Legal Technology LLP
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 21 2018

The first court decision interpreting the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) has been issued by German courts. The decision, issued just days

Keep calm and carry on: tips for online enforcement and advocacy after GDPR
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • June 8 2018

On May 25, the European Union General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) became enforceable. As a result, rights holders have been left to grapple

GDPR v. WHOIS: ICANN brings dispute with German registrar to Court
  • Valea AB
  • European Union, Germany
  • June 5 2018

In our previous article, we presented the challenges the domain name system will face due to the changes introduced by the European Union's General

GDPR touches DN transfers: Changes to inter-registrar transfer procedure call for extra vigilance
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • June 1 2018

As a result of the obscuring of the WHOIS details for many registrants’ domain name records that has come in the wake of the entry into force of the

WHOIS Responsible for the Privacy of Domain Name Contact Information?
  • Loeb & Loeb LLP
  • European Union, Global
  • May 31 2018

Anyone who has tried to take down an infringing website or obtain transfer of an infringing domain name understands the value of the WHOIS service

The wind of change: GDPRs drastic effect on domain name registrations, especially the WHOIS data
  • Valea AB
  • European Union
  • May 23 2018

The European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will become enforceable on 25 May 2018. Among others, it will have an impact on domain name

GDPR: changes to WHOIS, and what comes next
  • Fross Zelnick Lehrman & Zissu PC
  • Global
  • May 21 2018

On May 25, 2018, the European General Data Protection Regulation ("GDPR") is set to take effect. Although the GDPR has many provisions that will

Brexit and GDPR spell uncertainty for domain names
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • May 18 2018

The WHOIS system is an invaluable tool for trademark owners and yet, the system is about to change forever thanks to the introduction of GDPR. WHOIS

MEME mark refused, Trump trademark snag for Israeli club, and WHOIS working group set to disband: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • United Kingdom, European Union, Ghana, Global
  • May 15 2018

Every Tuesday and Friday, World Trademark Review presents a round-up of news, developments and insights from across the trademark sphere. In our