Lawyers poring over the UK High Court’s ruling in Interflora v Marks & Spencer say the advertising keyword dispute is important but won’t have wide-ranging implications.
Flower supplier Interflora has triumphed over retailer Marks & Spencer in their long-running trademark dispute over Google AdWords.
The Arab Center for Dispute Resolution, based in Jordan, has been approved to handle cybersquatting complaints.
Major UK Internet Service Providers have begun blocking two sites accused of promoting piracy, in the latest round of similar orders.
A US judge has rejected copyright owners’ attempts to file class actions against Google over the unauthorised posting of their material on YouTube.
IP owners have provided a mixed response to government calls for tougher safety measures applying to new generic top-level domains.
The French cultural and communications ministry was urged on Monday to scrap Hadopi, the government agency responsible for a three-strike anti-piracy system.
A trademark owner has been slammed for reverse domain name hijacking, an act rarely seen in cybersquatting disputes.
IP owners have lost only one of 40 .xxx cybersquatting disputes handled by the National Arbitration Forum, according to its legal counsel Kristine Dorrain.
Vicky Folens of Deloitte listed the “common” errors that Trademark Clearinghouse users are making at the INTA annual meeting in Dallas.