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Corsearch investigates ‘suspicious activity’; some services taken offline as precautionary measure

Corsearch has suffered an outage on some of its services since last Tuesday, with the company revealing in an email it follows “suspicious activity” on its network servers.

30 November 2021

A UDRP complaint out of the clear blue sky

This UDRP decision involving the domain name ‘’ highlights that it is crucial for complainants to avoid presenting speculative arguments.

29 November 2021

The dangerous legacy of Axact: how a ‘diploma mill’ in Pakistan led to a trademark scam epidemic

After a year marked by fraud targeting brand owners, an expert reveals how notorious IT firm Axact, which ceased operations following a high-profile legal investigation, directly led to ongoing scam operations.

25 November 2021

NFTs – the next generation: how cartoon apes could change the face of digital ownership

The Bored Ape Yacht Club has got lawyers scratching their heads over what native intellectual property in the non-fungible token space means for the future of IP rights.

24 November 2021

Innovation at the Latvian Patent Office: exclusive insights

In an exclusive guest post, representatives from the Patent Office of Latvia reveal the agency’s recent developments of its digital tools and services for trademark users – and those planned for the future.

23 November 2021

Evidence of targeting is key under the UDRP

This UDRP decision highlights that it is crucial for brand owners to provide convincing evidence to establish the respondent’s intent to benefit unfairly from their trademark at the time of registration.

22 November 2021

EUIPO offers payment processors anti-counterfeiting blueprint

The EUIPO has published a new discussion paper recommending a series of preventive and reactive best practices for electronic payment service providers to protect their services from misuse by infringers.

17 November 2021

New IP office standards body set to launch in effort to combat stark digital disparities

The International Intellectual Property Standards Group will launch in the coming months with the aim of advocating for improved standardisation at IP offices, WTR can reveal.

12 November 2021

‘First come, first served’ is key under the UDRP

This decision illustrates that, if several different parties may have rights to a domain name, the principle of ‘first come, first served’ is paramount.

12 November 2021

Appeal court issues significant decision on jurisdiction in case of online infringement

This decision of the Regional Court of Appeal may encourage foreign companies with registered trademarks in Turkey to sue more readily in case of online trademark infringement.

11 November 2021

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