On March 2017, the new General Civil Chinese Law Rules extended the general limitation period for civil actions from 2 to 3 years. Since then, many recommendations have been made about the need to change the China Internet Network Information Centre (CNNIC) dispute resolution policy which barred action against a <.cn> domain name which had […]
The 65th international meeting of the ICANN took place in Marrakech, from the 24th to the 27th of June 2019. Several topics have been discussed such as the new gTLDs issues, the compliance between ICANN procedures and the GDPR provisions and the review of the rights protection mechanisms. Future new gTLDs issues Recently, […]
The Office of the United Kingdom has withdrawn its notification made under Rule 34 (2) (b) of the Common Regulations applicable to the Madrid Agreement as well as to the Madrid Protocol.
Like every “wash-up period” preceeding the dissolution of the British Parliament and the election of a new one, this latest period witnessed the rushed adoption of a new intellectual property Act, which received Royal Assent on April 27, 2017. The Intellectual Property (Unjustified Threats) Act As its name implies, the Act is specific to threats […]