EU report uncovers 27,000 fake shops online

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on EU report uncovers 27,000 fake shops online

A new report from the European Union Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) has uncovered more than 27,000 online shops marketing trade mark infringing products over a two-month period across four sample countries. After analysing forty cases in detail, the report concluded that a high degree of affiliation between the detected online

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The rise of online fraud

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on The rise of online fraud

Online crime is on the increase and every UK business with an online presence is a target. Given the monetary and reputational costs involved, not having an effective brand protection strategy and turning a blind eye is no longer an option By 2016 the world population of Internet users reached

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WIPO cybersquatting cases hit record in 2016

By Demys • In Brand protection, New gTLDsComments Off on WIPO cybersquatting cases hit record in 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has reported that trademark owners have filed an all-time record 3,036 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO in 2016, an increase of 10% over the previous year, with over 1,200 new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) now operational. Cybersquatting

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Brand protection in the new Internet landrush

By Demys • In DemysComments Off on Brand protection in the new Internet landrush

Demys will be co-hosting the latest of its series of joint seminars with Brodies LLP in Edinburgh. The seminars cover the latest developments in on-line brand protection in the context of the developing Internet landscape. With nearly 2,000 generic top level domain names and a new rights protection mechanism recently

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The headlines tonight

By Penny Hearn • In DemysComments Off on The headlines tonight

Demys are delighted to announce that they have been appointed by STV Group plc to manage their domain name portfolio. STV Group plc is Scotland’s digital media company and pre-eminent media brand, incorporating broadcaster STV; production companies STV Productions and Ginger Productions; and digital businesses including STV Jobs and website,

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