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Legal update: rutracker.org blocked in Russia

Russia02-03-2016Igor Motsnyi

One of the largest torrent websites in Russia has been permanently blocked, but will it solve the problem of online piracy? Igor Motsnyi, partner at Motsnyi Legal Services, reports.

The dangers of illegal streaming

International24-02-2016Stuart Fuller

A live television broadcast can easily be captured illegally and distributed across the internet, and this holds perils for viewers as well as rights owners, says Stuart Fuller, director of communications at NetNames.

Online copyright: will clarity come from the CJEU?

EU, Netherlands17-02-2016Adam Rendle and Maarten Rijks

Two cases from the Netherlands which highlight the contentious area of online copyright infringement through hyperlinking and streaming have gone before the CJEU for consideration. Adam Rendle and Maarten Rijks of law firm Taylor Wessing examine the background.

Applying for a ‘dot brand’ in the next round: what you need to know

International10-02-2016Elisa Cooper

Second time around, applying for a ‘dot brand’ TLD should be easier, says Elisa Cooper, vice president of marketing at IP management company Lecorpio.

Why hating the DMCA is a bad idea

US03-02-2016Paul Fakler

Trying to beat the Digital Millennium Copyright Act is a losing game, as the BMG v Cox Communications judgment proved. Paul Fakler, partner at Arent Fox, explains.

Crime by manipulation

International27-01-2016Stuart Fuller

Consumers’ and businesses’ growing digital footprints are making us all more vulnerable to cyber attacks, says Stuart Fuller, director of communications at NetNames.

Pitching in to protect sports IP

International20-01-2016Jody MacDonald

Social media platforms have revolutionised the way fans receive sports content, and rights owners need to bring their best game to the task of preventing foul play, says Jody MacDonald, senior associate at specialist sports law firm Couchmans.

The web of deceit: how we can combat online IP crime

International13-01-2016John Anderson

There are various avenues for brand owners to tackle the issue of online fraud in an attempt to make national and international legal regulation of internet commerce more effective, as John Anderson of the Global Anti-Counterfeiting Groups Network describes.

Black Friday or Blue Monday? Seven counterfeiting signs to monitor

International06-01-2016Simon Whitehouse

It has never been more important for shoppers to be extra cautious and keep in mind the risk of purchasing counterfeit, rather than genuine, goods online, says Simon Whitehouse, senior director, EMEA, at MarkMonitor.

Best year yet for ‘dot brands’

International22-12-2015Samantha Demetriou

Many more noteworthy brands across different industries have introduced their new domain name extensions in the past year. Samantha Demetriou of FairWinds Partners reports.

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