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WIPO temporarily suspends ‘.ua’-DRP proceedings

The ‘.ua’-DRP administrative proceedings will resume once the martial law regime is lifted in Ukraine.

13 May 2022

Nike escalates StockX NFT dispute; Hong Kong Customs in major seizure swoop; PONY portfolio sale – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the EUIPO being recognised for its blockchain innovation, INTA expanding on its plans for the 2023 Annual Meeting, and much more.

13 May 2022

Brand owners eye outcome of challenge to new monitoring provisions on service providers over copyright content

The decision is likely to have an impact on brands’ procedures for communications with service providers.

12 May 2022

Possible good news for trademark owners on WHOIS data

The European Union is nearing approval of stronger requirements for domain name registration data that would allow trademark owners to better track down those behind fraudulent websites.

11 May 2022

Post-INTA covid update; INFORM Consumers reaction; bipartisan counterfeit pill legislation – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a Swiss blockchain developer accusing Meta of having a “sordid online privacy history” in an infinity logo dispute, the Australian Fashion Council launching a new fashion certification mark, and much more.

10 May 2022

WTR Industry Awards winners revealed as brand leaders convene in Washington DC

In-house excellence has been celebrated at Washington DC’s Planet Word Museum, with the winners of this year’s WTR Industry Awards announced at an exclusive champagne reception.

03 May 2022

Complaint for ‘chagall.com’ fails as respondent's explanation is “just about plausible”

Given that the domain name ‘chagall.com’ formed part of a pattern of Hebrew-transliteration domain names, albeit small, it was at least conceivable that the respondent had selected the domain name based on its phonetic identity with a Hebrew word.

29 April 2022

Snapdeal v GoDaddy: Delhi High Court has its say on registrar intermediary liability

The Delhi High Court has handed down a ruling that brings clarity to the issue of intermediary liability for domain name registrars in trademark infringement cases. .

29 April 2022

Inside Etsy’s new IP portal

We go behind the scenes at Etsy to hear how its new IP reporting tool supports big brands and individual sellers alike.

28 April 2022

Meta targeted in anti-counterfeiting suit; ARIPO calls for Seychelles IP plan; Disney launches homeware brand – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at 21,000 counterfeiting cases being solved in China in 2021, most UK consumers opposing plain packaging on unhealthy food, and much more.

26 April 2022

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