IT & Digital

Cybersquatting: Beware of homograph attacks!

As trademarks owners and domain names specialists are well aware, scammers and cybercriminals can be very imaginative and continuously find ways to harm trademarks and consumers by maliciously registering and using phony domain names.     Cybersquatting and typosquatting These practices, commonly known as cybersquatting or domain squatting, notably consist in registering domain names including […]

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13/06/18 – Supreme Court – No conviction for Air France

Compliance: the tracking software of the activity of the pilots complies with the LIL (except for a few minor failures reported): fair collection of data (information of person concerned about the existence of the treatment, its purposes, the recipients and their rights by means of a paper memo and on the dedicated intranet), no diversion

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L’application mobile : un atout qu’il ne faut pas oublier de protéger !

The development of mobile applications is a phenomenon that certainly cannot be ignored. Several thousand new applications for use on smartphone are offered every day to mobile Internet users to meet their practical and entertainment requirements. Why is it so? Mobile phone has become THE accessory on which practically anything is now feasible. This has

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Lancement de nouvelles fonctionnalités par le réseau social Facebook: première étape faisant suite à demande croissante de sécurisation de l’Internet?

Facebook has come up with a new function called “verified pages and profiles”. This function, applied to certain profiles, will actually help Facebook users to directly identify authenticated accounts of their favorite artists, government officials, or businesses/popular trademarks whose pages have large audiences. In practical terms, once a profile or a page is authenticated, a

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Nouvel arrêt de la Cour de Justice : La saga Adwords continue !

As we know, the CJEU decided last year that the Google AdWords system was legal and that Google therefore had the right to sell company trademarks to third parties. The limitation imposed on the other hand consisted, for the most part, of buyers acting legitimately. In the case of Marks & Spencer v Interflora of

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