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Why .AFRICA will succeed where others have failed
  • Inventa International
  • Africa
  • May 17 2017

It is increasingly becoming clear that many of the newTLD’s launched since 2013 are not viable as a business. While there are some notable exceptions

La période de Sunrise pour les noms de domaine .Africa est ouverte
  • Novagraaf
  • Africa, Global
  • April 18 2017

Le nouveau nom de domaine de premier niveau ( top-level domain ou TLD) pourrait fournir aux entreprises qui opèrent sur le continent une nouvelle

Momentum.Africa - opening of top-level domain name to create opportunities to IP right owners
  • K&L Gates
  • Africa, Global
  • April 11 2017

The new generic top-level domain (gTLD) .africa, a regional domain for users located in and out of the continent, has been officially validated by

Sunrise period for .Africa TLD opens today
  • Novagraaf
  • Global
  • April 4 2017

The new top-level domain could provide companies that operate in the continent with a unique new marketing channel. However, with the volume of new

Will .Africa be the one digital space for the African continent?
  • Awapatent
  • Africa
  • April 4 2017

With the goal of establishing ’Africa in One Space‘, dotAfrica aims to provide a secure and world-class technical infrastructure to leverage the

Balancing efficiency, expertise and protection: the trademark ecosystem
  • Pryor Cashman LLP
  • Global, USA
  • March 29 2017

The number of trademark applications is rising each year as a result of the ease of reaching consumers through the Internet and the globalisation of

WIPO panel not convinced by respondent's alleged use of domain name to "celebrate" family pet
  • Hogan Lovells
  • Global
  • March 28 2017

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a

Italy: Alternative dispute resolution proceedings involving ‘.it’ domain names in 2016
  • Bugnion SpA
  • Italy
  • March 1 2017

Last year 32 cases involving domain names in the country-code top-level domain (ccTLD) '.it' were decided through alternative dispute resolution

India: Should domain names receive the same protection as trademarks?
  • RNA IP Attorneys
  • India
  • March 1 2017

Views differ as to whether domain names should be treated as trademarks. A domain name's function is to identify the owner and origin of the goods

Domain names: the foundation of online business
  • Baldwins
  • New Zealand
  • March 1 2017

Domain names are an essential element to creating a strong online brand identity. How should you go about selecting the right domain name and