The Anti-Counterfeiting Trade Agreement has been the subject of protests and demonstrations in cities across the world. TB&I asks what all the fuss is about.
It sometimes seems as if copyright holders are fighting an impossible war against online piracy, and recent court judgments may not make things any easier, say Bartłomiej Kochlewski and Maria Jurek.
Social media platforms have grown explosively over the past few years, transforming our expectations of how organisations connect with their customers, build product awareness and cement brand loyalty.
As savvy squatters continue to test brand owners, Petter Rindforth explores alternatives for dealing with them.
Google’s AdWords programme has been the subject of significant litigation in federal courts. One recent case has brought some much-needed clarity to the situation. Vanessa C. Hew and R. Terry Parker report.
The question of how to monitor and deal with online counterfeiting is a tricky one for brands and law enforcement agencies alike, as Xavier Rojas explains.
New gTLDs constitute a step into the unknown, not least because no-one knows how search engines will treat them, as Ludvik Høegh-Krohn reports.
IP infringement on the Internet continues to worry IP owners and professionals. WIPR takes a look at online advertising and how it can be targeted to help prevent infringement.
In 2001, the assembly of the Paris Union for the Protection of Industrial Property and the general assembly of WIPO adopted the Joint Recommendation Concerning Provisions on the Protection of Marks and Other IP rights in Signs on the Internet.
There are very few clear lines surrounding the use of another’s trademark in online keyword advertising. But in Brazil, companies have definite routes for addressing potential infringement. Alysson Oikawa explains.