202105.20

Amazon report on its fight against counterfeiting

Amazon platforms are, collectively, one of the main concerns of intellectual property rights holders facing online counterfeiting, as evidenced by testimonials provided by right holders to the European Commission and…

202102.05

UDRP on iss.mobi: a debatable transfer

Institutional Shareholder Services (“ISS”) filed two “ISS” trademarks with the United States Patent and Trademark Office on June 4 and 5, 2020 (nos. 88950188 and 88947625). ISS has initiated UDRP…

202101.04

DNSSEC: all gTLDs are secure

On December 23, 2020, ICANN announced that the DNSSEC protocol was now deployed and operational in all generic top-level domains (i.e. 1,195 gTLDs). ICANN may, in consultation with ccTLD registries,…

202012.29

UDRP: hydroquébec.com

Hydro-Québec, the public company responsible for electricity in Quebec, obtained the transfer of the domain name <xn--hydroqubec-h7a.com> (hydroquébec.com) (NAF, FA2011001921549, Hydro-Québec v. Tomasz Kurlenko, December 23, 2020). The claimant had…

202010.30

spase.com: a UDRP compendium

The domain name? Spase.com, created in 2005 and continuously used by a US national to generate revenue through a parking page. The complainant? An entrepreneur who founded Spase, Inc. (United…

202010.20

The deployment of the DNSSEC protocol

Originally, the DNS ignored insidious security issues that might arise. This results in vulnerabilities, intrinsic to the DNS, which favor attacks of different types. It is legitimate to fear, in…

202009.28

Orizon.com: an atypical UDRP

Saudi Arabian Oil (E. A. U.) wanted to obtain the transfer of the domain name orizon.com, identical to its “ORIZON” brand. However, the complainant faced a series of obstacles (OMPI,…