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A Dark Time for Data: WHOIS Blackout Period Likely Starting in May
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • April 18 2018

What do you do when you want to look up the owner of a domain name? You probably perform a "WHOIS search" to find out the owner's name and contact


Registry announces WHOIS access charges, NGOs take aim at watch list plans, INTA applauds ‘Brand India’: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, Norway, United Kingdom, Canada, European Union, Global
  • April 17 2018

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


GDPR working party has its say on proposed WHOIS model; future access remains uncertain
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • April 13 2018

The Article 29 Data Protection Working Party (WP29) has written to ICANN to provide guidance on its proposed interim model for ensuring that the


The role of the WHOIS directory (no. 1)
  • VISCHER AG
  • Switzerland
  • April 11 2018

The identification of the person responsible for an online infringement is a major challenge for the rights owner. Proxy services and the EU General


WHOIS that infringer?
  • Thompson Coburn LLP
  • Global
  • April 2 2018

When a website infringed your trademark or copyright, or otherwise violated your rights, the first place you likely went was to the WHOIS database, to


Australian trademark law amendments, WHOIS fears, and EUIPO launches anti-counterfeit prize: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, Pakistan, Philippines, Australia, European Union, Global, Iceland
  • March 30 2018

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


Sound the alarm bells: WHOIS blackout “likely” following GDPR enforcement date in May
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • March 28 2018

The collision between the privacy obligations within the GDPR and the domain name registration data that is currently publicly available through


US Customs head confirmed, Latvia trims WHOIS data, and trademark offers Cambridge Analytica clues: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, South Korea, United Kingdom, Canada, Global, India, Latvia
  • March 20 2018

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


Plain packaging in New Zealand, JD.com in “counterfeit scandal”, and WHOIS future remains uncertain: news round-up
  • World Trademark Review
  • Myanmar, New Zealand, United Kingdom, European Union
  • March 16 2018

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


Absence of WHOIS May Lead to More Litigation
  • Winston & Strawn LLP
  • Global
  • March 9 2018

As I mentioned last week in a prior post, ICANN has published its Interim Compliance Model for WHOIS in order to comply with Europe’s GDPR law. In