Let’s be .adult about .porn – Rights Protection in the Adult-themed gTLDs

Every week one or two new gTLDs launch into the fast-becoming crowded domain space.  Some brand holders are already feeling the pressure caused by TLD-fatigue but now is not the time to take a nap or lose sight of what … Continue reading…

Beware Counterfeit Fashion Labels As London Fashion Week Is Here

As the various fashion weeks showcasing the world’s top designer’s approaches in cities around the world, the number of counterfeit goods has come into focus as London’s Police Intellectual Property Crime Unit (PIPCU) announces it has suspended more than 2,000 … Continue reading…

Nokia threatening technology startup over the use of the term ‘HERE’

Recently several news channels picked up on the story about Nokia threatening a relatively new UK technology startup over the use of the term ‘HERE’. Some channels, such as the BBC, looked at the ‘David Vs Goliath’ perspective and asked … Continue reading…

DotFlorist

With less than a week to Valentine’s Day there are just 3,468 dotFlorist domain names registered. In the US alone over $2 billion will be spent on flowers for the 14th February, the vast majority of it online, yet it … Continue reading…

The UK’s first social election

This year’s general election will arguably be the UK’s first proper ‘social election’, with social media channels playing as central a role as the traditional media as a forum for political debate. This follows on from the precedent set in … Continue reading…