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Recent Lawsuit by ICANN Against German Domain Registrar Highlights Uncertainty of Future of WHOIS Database
  • Arent Fox LLP
  • USA, Germany
  • August 1 2018

US-based non-profit ICANN, short for the “Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers,” is an organization that


German court rules against ICANN on data protection grounds
  • BDK Advokati
  • Germany
  • August 1 2018

In a decision based directly on the GDPR, a German court recently prohibited collection of broad categories of personal data during the process of


ICANN or ICAN'T? WHOIS search results in the era of GDPR
  • Bryan Cave Leighton Paisner (BLP)
  • United Kingdom, Global
  • July 27 2018

Following the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) becoming fully applicable on 25 May 2018, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and


GDPR brings new challenges for brand protection
  • Boyes Turner LLP
  • Global
  • July 23 2018

The European Union’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) which came into force on 25 May 2018 has brought significant new challenges for brand


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


German Court Issues First GDPR Ruling
  • Keller and Heckman LLP
  • Germany
  • July 9 2018

In the first decision (available in German only) applying the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), a German court held that data collection that


GDPR challenges: intellectual property rights
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • European Union
  • June 29 2018

For brand owners seeking to enforce IP rights, the first port of call when faced with potentially infringing behaviour over the internet is often a


Rights holders evidence enforcement struggles as WHOIS data requests go unanswered
  • World Trademark Review
  • Global
  • June 26 2018

At this week's ICANN meeting in Panama, the Government Advisory Committee (GAC) heard from rights holders who have faced significant enforcement


Informativo Propriedade Intlectual - Junho de 2018 Ano 01 nº 01
  • Mayer Brown - Tauil & Chequer
  • Germany
  • June 26 2018

Em 29 de maio de 2018, apenas cinco dias após a entrada em vigor do GDPR, o Tribunal Regional de Bonn proferiu a primeira decisão aplicando o GDPR na


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