Branded generic top-level domain applicants must negotiate early to secure suitable registry contracts, brand owners warned at the International Trademark Association 2013 meeting.
Members of the International Trademark Association’s anti-counterfeiting committee today heard the latest on the association’s Unreal Campaign, which aims to educate teenagers about the perils of counterfeiting and piracy.
The Ukrainian government’s response to online piracy and other IP infringement deteriorated severely in 2012, according to the US government.
Social network Facebook has won damages worth about $2.8 million in a cybersquatting lawsuit in California.
A US auction house has said it will allow bidders for new generic top-level domains to test its systems before hosting live auctions.
The UK Enterprise and Regulatory Reform Bill has been given Royal Assent, bringing several changes to UK copyright law.
The US Patent and Trademark Office has received five applications to trademark the phrase “Boston Strong”, which has become a popular motto following bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15.
Hong Kong customs officials have arrested two men and seized more than 8,000 counterfeit tablets worth $840,000.
The National Arbitration Forum is planning to cap Uniform Rapid Suspension System fees at $500, according to a draft document.
A US judge has dismissed Viacom’s $1 billion copyright infringement lawsuit against Google and YouTube for the second time in three years, after the case was remanded by the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit.