The European Unitary Patent: Simplifying and Harmonising Patent Protection

Introduction A patent gives its owner the exclusive right to prohibit others from manufacturing, using, selling, or offering for sale … Continued

Unicorn companies use short domain names

Unicorns, those private companies characterized by innovation and whose valuation reaches or exceeds one billion dollars, prefer short domain names … Continued

The need to establish a real link between domain names when the complaint targets multiple defendants

WIPO, D2022-3002, October 27, 2022, Fenix International Limited c/o Walters Law Group vs. private registry operator, Privacy Protect, LLC (, … Continued

Generative AI: Balancing Innovation and Intellectual Property Rights Protection

Introduction Artificial intelligence (AI) generally refers to a scientific discipline. According to the European Parliament, artificial intelligence (AI) is a … Continued

Seizure and Customs Detention: how to navigate the process

Customs seizures of counterfeit goods increased significantly in 2022. While French customs intercepted 5.6 million counterfeit items in 2020, seizures … Continued

EU Designs Framework : An overview of proposed changes to Modernise the EU system

In response to the digital age’s demand for creativity and innovation, the European Union has recommended a new EU designs … Continued

Plagiarism of art by fashion: inspiration or violation of intellectual property?

In a world where the lines between different artistic disciplines are becoming increasingly blurred, fashion designers often draw inspiration from … Continued

What is the “Intellectual Property and Intangible Assets Strategy Diagnosis”? A new program set up by BPI France

The French Public Investment Bank (BPI France) has set up a  program to help SMEs (small and medium-sized enterprises) and … Continued

The next round of application for gTLDs

In 2013, ICANN launched a vast operation to remedy domain name saturation and promote competition by setting up new gTLDs. … Continued

Control your trademarks, domain names, copyrights, software. Make it a growth accelerator!

Webinar start up on July 9, 2020 :   “Strategic advices to protect and defend yourself, both in the real … Continued