Artful Misrepresentations of UDRP Jurisprudence

The jurisprudence applied in adjudicating disputes between mark owners and domain name holders under the Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) is essentially a system that has developed from the ground up; it is Panel-made law based on construing a simple set of propositions unchanged since the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) implemented them in 1999. Its strength lies in its being a consensus-based rather than dictated jurisprudence.

UKIPO Reveals Plan to Convert EU Trademarks to UK Register Post-Brexit

After facing considerable uncertainty over the management of IP rights between the U.K. and EU post Brexit, brand owners can breathe a sigh of relief after the U.K.’s announcement reassuring businesses that it seeks to minimize disruption to the treatment of trademarks once Brexit is complete.
To avoid the loss of any existing rights, the U.K. has confirmed its plans to automatically convert all existing EU trademarks and Community designs to comparable U.K. national rights once the U.K. leaves the EU – at no cost to trademark owners.

What to Do If the Domain Name You Want Is Taken

You may find that someone else has snapped up the domain name of your dreams. Here are your options.

So you have a great idea for a domain name. It will make you millions and be the beacon by which an unprecedented amount of Internet commerce flows your way. You're excited. You go to a domain name registrar to perform a domain name search and, you guessed it, the name you want is already taken. What now? Don't worry, you have choices.