Arla recovers Castello cheese domain
Dairy co-operative Arla has recovered the domain castellocheese.co from a respondent that allegedly engaged in a pattern of “abusive registrations”.
ICANN looks to assess rights protection mechanisms
The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is planning to assess the use and effectiveness of sunrise and trademark claims rights protection mechanisms.
Internet law specialists weigh in on NAFTA
Academic and legal professionals in internet law across the US, Canada, and Mexico have co-authored a letter urging their respective trade departments to ensure protection for internet businesses, as the North American Free Trade Agreement NAFTA is being renegotiated.
Ikea recovers phishing domain
Retailer Ikea has recovered the domain name ıĸea.com after complaining to the World Intellectual Property Organization.
Extensive IPTV network dismantled following cross-border raids
A group suspected of facilitating a large-scale illegal internet protocol TV network has been dismantled following cross-border criminal investigations.
Pub fined over illegal Sky Sports broadcast
The licensee of a pub premises in Huddersfield, England has been fined £24,331 in a criminal prosecution for airing Sky Sports without a valid licence.
Virgin attempted to hijack domain name, says WIPO panel
A cybersquatting dispute panel has issued a finding of reverse domain name hijacking against Virgin.
Trademark owners less prolific in 2016 domain disputes, statistics show
The percentage of domain name disputes won by trademark owners fell in 2016, statistics from ICANN reveal.
IPC3 investigates 1,400 suspects in 2017
The Intellectual Property Crime Coordinated Coalition (IPC3) has said it investigated 1,400 suspected IP criminals this year.
GoDaddy seeks trademark injunction against 50 websites
Internet domain registrar GoDaddy has sued a California-based man for trademark infringement, accusing him of running various domains using the ‘GoDaddy’ marks.