Mois : août 2008

Domain names as earlier rights in complaints

On March 25, 2008, the WIPO Arbitration Center ruled that the registration of a domain name contrary to a loyal trade behavior is likely to infringe a third party’s rights. A complaint against the domain name alsapresse.fr was indeed filed on the basis of alsapresse.com domain name. The sole registration of a domain name against …

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COOKINLEX, INLEX new department

  Considering the specificity of gastronomy protection and because the culinary art is evolving everyday, we created CookinLex Department composed of Eric Schahl (Partner), Aurélie Guetin and Estelle Henry-Mayer (IP lawyers).  They will bring you their expertise in the protection of culinary matters. For further information, please feel free to contact cookinlex@inlex.com  

Enforcement decrees on anti counterfeiting law

As previously reported, the European Directive of April 2004 was implemented in France in October 2007 to increase the means to fight counterfeiting. The enforcement decrees to complete the text, especially to precise the deadlines mentioned in the implemented law, have been published last June. Some French Courts already considered that said law was in …

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Interview with TIFFANY’s U.S. Lawyer in the proceeding against EBAY

Mr. James SWIRE from ARNOLD PORTER LLC accepted to answer to our questions further to the US District Court Decision. Can you tell us a few words about yourself? I am a partner specializing in intellectual property including trademark matters in the New York Office of the international law firm Arnold & Porter. About 20 …

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Choix de marques et évolutions dans le temps

Le propriétaire d’une marque est régulièrement confronté à des situations qui risquent de mettre en péril son droit soit que ces situations dépendent de lui-même (évolution d’une marque, communication « destructive » juridiquement) soit que ces situations soient la résultante de faits de tiers.

L’Icann n’a pas de pétrole mais a des idées !!

Le 26 juin dernier l’Icann a adopté à l’unanimité une résolution qui risque de faire du bruit : en effet, cet organisme qui gère l’arborescence des noms de domaine a décidé d’ouvrir la création de nouveaux noms de domaine de niveau générique appelé gTLD (comme le sont actuellement les .com, .net, etc.) à tous tiers …

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