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Amazon green light, WHOIS access, URS proposals: six key takeaways from ICANN 63
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • October 31 2018

Last week's ICANN meeting in Barcelona saw a number of critical trademark community concerns take centre stage. In this exclusive guest analysis

Next steps for brand protection in a post-GDPR world: trademark takeaways from ICANN 62
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • July 17 2018

The recent ICANN meeting in Panama saw the impact of European General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on WHOIS access, and the policing headache

10 Tips for Online Brand Enforcement and Policing Post GDPR
  • Fenwick & West LLP
  • USA, Global
  • July 17 2018

You’ve just learned someone registered a domain nearly identical to yours, or is using your brand online to sell similar products or offer related

EUROPE: Domain names and WHOIS information in a post-GDPR world (gTLDs update)
  • DLA Piper
  • Global
  • June 29 2018

With the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) having taken effect across the EU on 25 May 2018, this has meant a big change to the availability

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

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

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