In the Olympic Spirit?

By Stuart Fuller   In less than two weeks the application window for cities bidding to host the 2024 Summer Olympics, the Games of the XXXIII Olympiad, closes. The actual vote to determine who will follow Tokyo in 2020 takes … Continue reading…

New gTLD review – January 2016

By Stuart Fuller   January proved to be a busy month in terms of new gTLD activity as the holiday period disappeared over the horizon.  Total new gTLD registrations grew by 668,405, slightly down on December’s total of 734,000 but … Continue reading…

Safer Internet Day

By Stuart Fuller   Today is Safer Internet Day across the world, a day aimed at educating online users old and new about the opportunities and risks of venturing onto the World Wide Web.  Now in its fifth year, Safer … Continue reading…

Chinese New Year

By Olivia Cain   If you’re tasked with the protection of a brand online, you’ll know that the Chinese marketplaces are rife with counterfeits; ranging from vehicle parts to high end luxury goods. China has the largest and fastest growing … Continue reading…

Italian counterfeiters lose their bottle(s)

By Stuart Fuller   The news that Italian police had seized over 9,000 bottles of fake Moët and Chandon champagne from a workshop near Padua in Northern Italy shouldn’t be a major surprise to many brand protection specialists.  Thanks to … Continue reading…