The block busters
Despite several courts ordering ISPs to block access to sites suspected of promoting online piracy, it’s not hard for users to get around the barriers. TB&I asks where to next for rights owners?
The art of IP protection
TB&I talks to Claudia Andrieu, head of legal affairs at the Picasso Administration, about the challenges of protecting possibly the greatest artistic legacy of the 20th century.
Staying one step ahead in the digital world
The Internet has changed every facet of our lives, and brands must change with it, says Stuart Fuller.
Since its launch in the US in 2008, Groupon has quickly grown into a successful online group buying platform. TB&I talks to its UK arm about how the business works.
Resolving string contentions in the new gTLD programme
Jonathan Cohen provides an update on the new gTLDs, and explains how the problem of strings with multiple applicants can be effectively resolved.
Out of line: protecting trademarks on the Internet
The online environment needs to be a key consideration when developing brands and slogans, says Petter Rindforth.
Knowing your enemy: cybersquatting and new gTLDs
With the arrival of new gTLDs, brands will have to be ever more watchful for online infringers, as Stéphanie Lacroix explains.
Fighting the good fight against online brand fraud
Cyber attacks against your brand can be very damaging and costly to both your revenue and your reputation. Susan Prosser shows how you can resist, with the right tools.
Clearing the way: trademark protection and new gTLDs
As part of its new gTLD programme, ICANN has committed to establishing a Trademark Clearinghouse for protecting intellectual property rights. TB&I talks to Jan Corstens and Vicky Folens of Deloitte about the details.
Champagne moments: defending drinks brands
Protecting premium drinks brands online requires a proactive approach to infringement and a commitment to responsible promotion. TB&I spoke to Susan Gustafsson, general counsel at Pernod Ricard’s champagne and cognac division, Martell Mumm Perrier-Jouët.