Trademark applications are not sufficient to demonstrate prior rights  

Trademark applications are not sufficient to demonstrate prior rights     On November 10, 2022, a court decision reaffirmed some fundamental … Continued

VeriSign: Increase in registration deposits despite the pandemic epidemic

Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC): Verisign Domain Name Brief : Increased Registration Filings despite pandemic outbreak   In 2022, Verisign, … Continued

Origins and limitations of .brand

Origins and limitations of  “.brand”   On November 10, 2022, AFNIC addressed the announcement of ICANN’s official ten-year developed <.marque> … Continued

Nathalie Dreyfus: International Trademark Expert Appointed by the Court of Cassation

Nathalie Dreyfus was appointed as an expert in industrial property and trademarks by the French Court of Cassation (French High … Continued

Trademark cancellation and opposition: EUIPOs SQAP audit improves the quality of its decisions

On the 1st, 14th, and 15th of March, the third audit of the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO), known … Continued

Embracing Digitization: Dreyfus goes green with Dreyfus IPWeb

Dreyfus IPWeb The digitization of businesses has been significantly propelled by the European “eIDAS” Regulation No. 910/2014, enacted on July … Continued

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