How do you protect a trademark in the metaverse?

As a new technology of the future digital world, the metaverse has become important to society and to such an … Continued

Legal Watch : A public figure’s name constitutes a right that can be the basis for UDRP proceedings

Less than a month after the 2022 presidential elections, a WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center’s Expert rendered a decision regarding … Continued

What are the design issues in the metaverse ?

When changing Facebook to Meta, Mark Zuckerberg tried to justify Meta as the future. The metaverse is indeed a reality … Continued

How to protect Building information modelling (BIM)?

Over the past decade, the architecture, engineering, construction and Operations (AECO) industry has undergone several developments, particularly in the area … Continued

What are the new provisions of the April 17, 2019 European Directive on copyright?

Aside from including related rights for press publishers and press agencies, and rebalancing relations between rights holders and content sharing … Continued

How to protect store layout -Visual Merchandising with Intellectual Property law?

Visual Merchandising (VM) represents all store layout techniques. It is the art of implementing the identity dimension through scenarization of … Continued

Why does the willingness to sell a domain name is not conditioned on an active approach? 

(OMPI, Centre d’arbitrage et de médiation, 23 février 2021, affaire n° D2020-3322, Netflix Inc. c. WhoisGuard, Inc. / Siddharth Sethi) … Continued

How does the bad faith duplicate between registration and bad faith use?

While one generally refers to the “three criteria” of the UDRP (a trademark similar to the domain name; the absence … Continued

How to prepare for the next round of applications to the <.mark>?

Next applications for new <.mark> extensions will finally be expected towards the end of the year 2022. Unlike the last … Continued

The current reputation of the trademark is not sufficient to prove bad faith registration of an old domain name

Source: WIPO, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Nov. 24, 2020, case DRO2020-0007, NAOS c/ Bioderm Medical Center   The Bioderma brand … Continued