David Vs Goliath – UK Start Up Vs NOKIA

Earlier this week several news channels picked up on the story about Nokia threatening a relatively new UK technology ‘start up’ over the use of the term ‘HERE’. Some channels, such as the BBC, looked at the ‘David Vs Goliath’ … Continue reading…

Sunday is a special day for the people of Wales.

Sunday is a special day for the people of Wales.  Not only will they be greeting each other with a “Dydd Gŵyl Dewi Hapus!”, but the day will also herald the general availability launch of not one but two new … Continue reading…

A Bizarre Case of Cybersquatting for Taylor Swift

Fuelled by one of the bizarre cases of Cybersquatting, this week the domain name world has been awash with stories concerning US pop sensation, Taylor Swift.  I’m a sort of AC/DC, Pink Floyd and B*witched fan myself so I have … Continue reading…

Let’s be .adult about .porn – Rights Protection in the Adult-themed gTLDs

Every week one or two new gTLDs launch into the fast-becoming crowded domain space.  Some brand holders are already feeling the pressure caused by TLD-fatigue but now is not the time to take a nap or lose sight of what … Continue reading…

Beware Counterfeit Fashion Labels As London Fashion Week Is Here

As the various fashion weeks showcasing the world’s top designers approaches in cities around the world, the number of counterfeit goods has come into focus as London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) announces it has suspended more than 2,000 … Continue reading…