The number of disputes over .uk domain names fell slightly in 2016, according to a report by Nominet.
Snap Inc, formerly known as Snapchat, has obtained the transfer of four domain names using the ‘Snapchat’ trademark.
Online bookmaker BetVictor has obtained the transfer of three domain names using the ‘BetVictor’ trademark.
Directories services company Yell has failed in its attempt to have two domain names recovered, despite the panel finding that the domains were confusingly similar.
Philip Morris USA has successfully transferred a domain name that deliberately played off its Marlboro brand of cigarettes to spread malware to internet users.
German football champions FC Bayern Munich have closed down a website selling a range of counterfeit goods.
Swiss-based watch brand The Swatch Group has recovered a domain name that offers luxury brand goods, including watches, for sale.
Eyewear maker Luxottica has filed a trademark infringement case against a group of online counterfeiters.
Porsche has recovered an inactive domain name from a Chinese citizen using a proxy domain to hide his identity.