No cybersquatting in the event of uncertainty regarding the transfer of a trademark

(WIPO, Arbitration and Mediation Center, Case No. D2022-0770, 11 May 2022, BH Vigny, BH Hotels, BH Balzac v. Paulo Ferreira, … 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

How could Louis Vuitton, a well-known brand, fail to prevent the registration of a competing trademark?

On November 2, 2020 Louis Vuitton Malletier filed an opposition against the application for registration of the figurative mark “LOVES … Continued

Metaverse: is it necessary to register specific trademarks for protection?

The metaverse -a parallel virtual world which is booming in the Web 3.0 era- has become an unavoidable topic. This … Continued

Why is it necessary to register a trademark?

Registering your trademark allows you to protect it. For a French trademark, it must be registered with the INPI (National … Continued

Brief : The AFNIC 2020 annual report

The digital transition of small and medium-sized enterprises was the AFNIC’s 2020 target – a year marked by the health … Continued

Are trademark payment notices always to be trusted?

Prepare and prevent, don’t repair and prevent…This saying also applies to trademarks, since fraudulent payment notices are becoming more and … Continued

The Vinci’s case: how to set up an effective domain name strategy?

On November 22, 2016, at 4:05 p.m. sharp, the Vinci group is the victim of identity theft. Several media receive … Continued

Domain name right : bona fide offer of goods or services

 A right or legitimate interest in a domain name may be demonstrated by its use in the context of a … Continued

What are the new cookies regulations?

The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of … Continued