United States: what are the options to protect a trademark?

When a company wants to export its activity to the American market, it is essential that it think about protecting … Continued

Data protection : what are today’s real issues?

  Consumers are now demanding more privacy and security in t he processing of their personal data. What are the … Continued

Instagram and social networks : what rights do users have in their posted photos?

With the development of social networks, creativity on Internet expanded to a point that it became almost imposible for an … Continued

UDRP Procedure: abuse of right or, when the complaint is brought in bad faith

Advice Group is an Italian company founded in 2006 and specialized in marketing. It is based in Turin but has … Continued

UDRP procedure: impossibility for a trademark owner to request the transfer of a domain name after its sale

The Swiss company Blockwords AG, formerly known as Swiss Future Project AG, operates an encryption exchange under the sign SCX, … Continued

Resolving IP disputes through Mediation in France

Dreyfus & associés, in association with INTA, had the pleasure of organizing a breakfast debate last February. The theme of … Continued

Claiming unregistered trademark rights on a geographical name is a difficult challenge in UDRP proceedings

While certain geographical names may, by exception, benefit from protection within the meaning of the UDRP rules, it should be … Continued

COMPUTER GRAFICS – Modification of the opposition procedure in France: an increased protection for the right holders

RDAP replaces WHOIS

The WHOIS protocol now appears to be outdated due to the evolution of technical requirements in the digital era. Indeed, … Continued

Audiovisual works: the protection of program titles by trademark law

Companies which specialise in the audiovisual sector often require protection for their program titles through trademark law. If granted, this … Continued