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“Jumpstarting business ventures”: how Communer is seeking to revolutionise the buying and selling of trademarks

In an interview with WTR, Communer founder Jeremy Peter Green Eche explains how a healthy secondary market for trademarks can be developed.

07 April 2022

More low-cost trademark platforms emerge as advertisers on Google, with concerning transcript published

In investigating concerning new platforms, a chatlog is identified where a representative accuses a potential client of stealing a trademark and threatening legal action after being asked basic business questions.

05 April 2022

Criticism website sets off domain name fireworks

The fact that there were no commercial links to the respondent’s website at the disputed domain name was key to the panel’s decision.

31 March 2022

Recent cases turn out mixed results in linking serial cybersquatters

A series of cases involving two prominent cybersquatters highlights a disparity between the venues of WIPO and Forum when it comes to consolidating cybersquatting parties under the UDRP.

31 March 2022

Liquid rubber doesn’t guarantee a watertight case

The case highlights that, while the ‘.se’ Policy is similar to the UDRP, it contains a number of subtle variations.

24 March 2022

Alternative domains and the metaverse: time for brands to step up?

The latest wave in internet domains on decentralised roots is rife with potential opportunity and risk, making now the time for brands to consider their stance.

23 March 2022

Hong Kong to strengthen IP regime, senators seek to combat copyright theft, EUIPO celebrates EUTM milestone – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at the signing of an online marketplaces bill by the Colorado governor, Belgian authorities shutting down an illegal cigarette factory, a warning to franchise operators struggling to suspend operations in Russia, and much more.

22 March 2022

Risks of counterfeits revealed; Lusheng celebrates China IP wins, 3D domain monitoring – news digest

In our latest round-up, we look at a warning issued over counterfeit fire helmets, Cape Verde preparing to become the latest ARIPO member state, and much more.

18 March 2022

Registration date of a domain name is key to UDRP panels

The case highlights that the date of registration is crucial when it comes to demonstrating bad faith under the UDRP.

18 March 2022

Alternative domains, DNS abuse, Ukraine scams: takeaways from ICANN 73

We present takeaways from last week's ICANN community forum, which considered elevating the organisation's focus on the rapid rise of domains outside of ICANN control.

15 March 2022

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