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Exclusive roundtable – how four leading IP offices are cracking down on scams and fraudulent activity

The Long Read: Scams targeting trademark owners are fast becoming commonplace and increasingly sophisticated. Four leading IP offices share their insights on which scams are most prevalent, what you can do to stay safe, the resources on offer to help and how offices are collaborating across borders to fight fraudsters.

Exclusive roundtable – how four leading IP offices are cracking down on scams and fraudulent activity
Well-known marks: approaches to fame in Europe
20 Jul 2018

Well-known marks: approaches to fame in Europe

Obtaining well-known status for a trademark can be a powerful tool for rights holders. In the third of a three part series, this article considers the best route in key European jurisdictions

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8 Apr 2021

Jurisdictional perspective: Benelux

Two trademark experts in the Netherlands – Turnstone attorney Michiel Haegens and Leeway attorney at law Jos Klaus – reflect on the impact of Gleissner’s activities on the Benelux IP ecosystem. Read more

30 Mar 2020

Benelux Trademark Attorney Firm of the Year: Arnold & Siedsma

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5 Mar 2020

Trademark procedures and strategies: Benelux

No separate trademark laws exist in the Netherlands, Belgium and Luxemburg. Read more

1 May 2019

Passing the baton: a new era at BOIP

As a new director general of the Benelux Office for Intellectual Property takes over, a new era at the registry begins. To mark this change, representatives from the office look at what the future is likely to bring. Read more

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12 Sep 2018

Trademark procedures and strategies: Benelux

The Benelux Convention does not provide for protection of unregistered trademarks, the only exception being the protection of well-known marks as prescribed by the Paris Convention. Read more

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5 Jun 2013

‘.lu’ registry announces amendment to terms and conditions

The Luxembourg registry, DNS-LU, has announced that it will amend the terms and conditions of registration and management of ‘.lu’ domain names on June 11 2013. This will result in two key changes: domain names that were previously temporarily blocked from registration will be made available, and a ‘dispute request’ system will be introduced.

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3 Mar 2010

Availability of IDNs announced

The Luxembourg Registry, DNS-LU, has announced various modifications to its Domain Name Charter. Among other things, it is now possible to register IDNs in the '.lu' domain name space. This will enable the registration of domain names with special characters, such as those commonly used in the Luxembourgish, French and German languages.

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