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UDRP: legitimate interests in a domain name consisting of an acronym World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before WIPO, a panel has denied the transfer of a domain name that could potentially have been a...

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Legitimate interests behind passive holding World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before WIPO, a panel has denied the transfer of a passively-held domain name on the grounds that the...

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UDRP: solid evidence required to establish unregistered trademarks in descriptive terms World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before WIPO, a panel has denied the transfer of a domain name due to the lack of solid evidence...

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Regulating cryptocurrencies in Africa and China – where are we now?
Registered Content

China has become one of the main investors in Africa in the past few years, while the continent has been experiencing significant transformation in the digital space. Coupled with the...

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Domain name registration justified by prior business relationship World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before WIPO, a panel has denied the transfer of the domain name ‘hawkeco.com’ due to the lack ...

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UDRP: prior trademark rights are not always a decisive factor World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), a panel has denied the transfer of a domain name notwithstanding the complainant's trademark rights...

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Trademark owners beware: domain name registration may be justified by previous distribution relationship World Trademark Review

In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), a panel has denied the transfer of a domain...

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Beware of RDNH: UDRP panel finds that complainant deliberately filed complaint without proper basis World Trademark Review

This publication was written and co-authored by Partner, David Taylor and Associate, Ying Lou.

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Multi-faceted likelihood of confusion: threshold under third limb of UDRP generally higher than under first limb World Trademark Review

Jane Seager and Ying Lou contributed an article to World Trademark Review titled Multi-faceted likelihood of confusion: threshold under third limb of UDRP generally higher than under first...

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