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 legal issues behind the registration of Off-Chain NFTs?

Off-Chain NFTs are the most common NFTs, as they are cheaper, but the legal protection behind them is much weaker … Continued

How did a sharp drop in Ethereum gas fees illustrate the real interest of the general public in NFTs ?

Just like the Internet at the end of the last century, NFT domain names have seemed to gain popularity among … Continued

Intellectual Property and Compliance: a predestined duo?

As the world becomes progressively dependent on technology, the increasing intertwinement of intellectual property and compliance is evident in the … Continued

Social Media Accounts are property, but who has right to ownership?

Social media platforms allow their users to create unique usernames which become part of their virtual identity, allowing them to … Continued

ICANN: Next round of new gTLDs unlikely to happen before 2023

On February 18, 2021, ICANN’s Generic Name Support Organization (gNSO) Board voted to approve the “New Generic Top Level Domain … Continued

Are we still really anonymous on social networks in 2021?

Anonymity on the Internet, or the eternal debate about social networks, raises more and more moral and legal questions with … Continued