ICANN is encouraging trademark owners to comment on a draft report on trademark protection under the new gTLDs, which has now been published.
A trademark infringement case filed against Linden Labs, which could have provided much-needed clarification of the meaning of "virtual goods" in relation to trademark law, looks close to resolution.
The number of seizures made by Dubai Customs has risen by 39% in the first quarter of 2009, although the total value of seized goods has dropped dramatically by over 80%.
LVMH's possible sale of its two-thirds stake in Moët to part-owner Diageo offers hope to recession-weary trademark practitioners.
A consortium of brand owners, including 3M, the BBC, eBay, FedEx and Microsoft, has slammed the forthcoming implementation of the new gTLDs in a letter to the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers.
A specialist IP court has handed Hermès the highest amount of damages ever awarded in a trademark infringement case in Taiwan.
A survey has found that 75% of UK brand owners believe stronger protection is needed to fight counterfeiting in the online marketplace during the recession.
China's Supreme Court has issued a set of guidelines with which to interpret the country's notoriously complex National IP Strategy.
Bowing to pressure from IP owners and civil society groups, the United States Trade Representative has released a summary of the controversial Anti-counterfeiting Trade Agreement.
A US appeals court has dealt a blow to Google's besieged AdWords programme by overturning an earlier dismissal of a trademark infringement lawsuit brought against the search engine by computer breakdown support company Rescuecom Corp.
adidas has filed a second trademark infringement suit against Payless ShoeSource - this time in Canada.
More than a third of brand owners who responded to a recent WTR survey are suffering budget cuts, forcing corporate counsel to renegotiate the fees they pay external counsel.
The European Union today launches its ambitious European Observatory on Counterfeiting and Piracy. The new initiative will provide a forum for enforcement agencies, public administrators and industry.
The UK Intellectual Property Office has thrown its support behind eBay's anti-counterfeiting programme, although rights holders are divided on its efficiency.
John Olsen, the head of the recently launched trademark and brand protection practice at Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge, has said his aim is to make the team the best in Europe.