‘Trademark bullying’ is a highly evocative and divisive term. TBO examines the concept and discusses what rights owners should do to avoid being branded bullies.
Dot Shabaka is operating an Arabic-language generic top-level domain, the first in a non-Latin script. TBO spoke to general manager Yasmin Omer about why the project is so important.
Is a host or sponsor of online content obliged to police itself to prevent counterfeiting by third parties using its services? If yes, what is the extent of that duty? And how much is enough? Susan Kayser investigates.
With the European Commission’s consultation on copyright underway, Adam Rendle assesses its potential implications for rights online.
With new generic top-level domains in the process of becoming a reality, registry operator Donuts has launched a tool to ensure intellectual property rights are protected in the new system, as WIPR finds out.
The recorded music licensing landscape has changed considerably since 1934 when the performers’ rights organisation PPL was founded, and copyright law is constantly evolving, as Peter Leathem reports.
Stuart Fuller takes a look at the new gTLDs that companies are most concerned about, and analyses what’s driving particular spaces to prominence.
The launch of a big name’s Christmas campaign has become an event in itself in recent years. TB&I looks at what they offer for brands, the secrets of their success and the pitfalls.
In the rapidly expanding app marketplace, entertainment rights owners are feeling the heat more than ever as they try to control the mobile channel. TB&I investigates some novel ways of combating the bad actors.
Now the first new generic top-level domains have been approved, Stuart Fuller examines what brands should be doing to prepare for the new Internet landscape.