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Summary of Recommendations: Digital Agenda Reforms

Filed under: IT, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Domain Names

The Commonwealth Attorney-General has released the results of the research and analysis of the Digital Agenda and related copyright reforms undertaken...

Stop Using my Name!

Filed under: Intellectual Property, Domain Names

There is a lot of confusion in many businesses about names. The Advisory Council on Intellectual Property (ACIP) is conducting a review into the interplay...

Registering a domain name – some important considerations for lawyers

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Telecommunications, Media Law, Domain Names

Domain names have developed into an important part of a company’s marketing and promotional strategy, and are a vital element in developing a company’s...

Keeping track of domain names

Filed under: IT, Telecommunications, Domain Names

When is your domain name (or domain names) up for renewal? Who in your company is in charge of your domain name renewals? Is the person named as the contact...

Website Users and Developers: Beware!

Filed under: Competition & Trade Regulation, IT, Telecommunications, Domain Names

While the internet is an efficient public relations tool, vigilance is required and people involved in creating commercial websites must ensure that the...

Australia: New second level domain names for States

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Intellectual Property, Domain Names

The body responsible for the administration of .au domain names, auDA, has announced that it will introduce a new second level domain system, for Australian...

New geographic 2LDs

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Domain Names

Until recently, domain names that were the same as Australian geographic names could not be registered, for the public policy reason that no individual...

Harrods (UK) v Harrods (Buenos Aires) domain name stoush

Filed under: IT, Intellectual Property, Telecommunications, Domain Names

In a case between Harrods Limited (Harrods UK) and Harrods (Buenos Aires) Limited (Harrods BA) the US Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit addressed...

Passive holding of a domain name

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, Intellectual Property, Domain Names

The purpose of the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, known as the UDRP (hereafter the Policy), is to determine disputes relating to the registration or...

Recent domain name cases

Filed under: Business & Commercial Law, IT, Intellectual Property, Domain Names

On 8 August 2002, a WIPO panelist decided that the domain name robbiewilliams.info is virtually identical and confusingly similar to the trade mark of...

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