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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


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


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


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


ICANN releases new WHOIS specification plan as GDPR countdown nears zero
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • May 14 2018

ICANN has published its Temporary Specification for gTLD Registration Data in a bid to ensure WHOIS compliance with the European Union's General


One month until GDPR deadline: INTA and US government call for urgent rethink over WHOIS approach
  • World Trademark Review
  • USA, European Union, Global
  • April 25 2018

This week ICANN representatives met with the Article 29 Working Party (WP29) in a bid to obtain clarity over the future of WHOIS in light of the


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


Online Enforcement: Die Rolle des WHOIS-Verzeichnisses (Nr. 1)
  • VISCHER AG
  • Switzerland
  • April 11 2018

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