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Balancing privacy and security when tackling DNS abuse: M3AAWG and APWG make WHOIS recommendations

The  M3AAWG and the APWG have written to ICANN to present a series of recommendations for opening up access to WHOIS data for legitimate purposes.

12 October 2021

Xerox: the company you thought you knew

We go behind the scenes at a transformed Xerox to learn how the company’s trademark strategy is helping it to branch into new markets.

11 October 2021

Brand protection and security threats: domain management at Red Ventures

An interview with Tegan Dover, information technology procurement manager at Red Ventures, the owner of consumer brands including Lonely Planet, CNET, ZDNet and TV Guide.

11 October 2021

What's the Parramatta matter? Decision highlights limited scope of UDRP

In a clear example of the limited scope of the UDRP as it applies to trademarks, a panel has refused to order the transfer of the domain name ‘parramatta.com’ to the City of Parramatta Council - the owner of several registered PARRAMATTA marks.

11 October 2021

Online marketplaces in India that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars – part two

Continuing our focus on online marketplaces in India that brand owners should monitor, local experts also reveal common enforcement mistakes and how they can be overcome.

07 October 2021

Online marketplaces in India that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars – part one

In the latest instalment identifying the digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of their global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to India.

06 October 2021

Blockchain and IP offices: the next evolution of the trademark ecosystem

In an exclusive guest post, representatives at the EUIPO reveal how the blockchain is set to foster a new wave of energetic collaboration between IP offices and users.

06 October 2021

Authorities must do more: research reveals low levels of confidence in actions to combat scams

Consumers have little confidence in the effectiveness of police and government efforts to combat online scams, reveals new research from Scamadviser.

04 October 2021

Online marketplaces in Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar that should be on counterfeit enforcement radars

In the latest instalment in our regular series identifying digital marketplaces that brand owners should monitor as part of global anti-counterfeiting efforts, we head to three nations in Southeast Asia.

04 October 2021

Requirement to prove absence of rights or legitimate interests not met in ‘.io’ case

This decision under the ‘.io’ Policy shows the difficulty of demonstrating a respondent’s absence of rights or legitimate interests when the latter is an active competitor with a live website.

04 October 2021

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