Gearing up for the fakes and fraudsters at the Commonwealth Games

The Commonwealth Games in Glasgow is the largest ever sporting event Scotland has seen.  The twentieth Commonwealth Games see’s 70 nations and 4,084 athletes take part in 261 events over 11 days.  Whilst not on the same scale as the … Continue reading…

dotParis Launch

.paris was officially launched to the world this week at a prestigious event held by the Ville de Paris at the Eiffel Tower. NetNames was there as one of only 4 accredited registrars to help the first 100 ambassdors or … Continue reading…

No longer are the UK second level Domain Name citizens

As many of us were eating our porridge this morning, history was being made online as Nominet, the organisation responsible for running the United Kingdom domain name space, launched the .uk top level domain. The UK has had its own … Continue reading…

Wrap up of INTA 2014 – Hong Kong

Every year the International Trademark Association convene for their annual meeting.  This year’s conference was held for the first time in Hong Kong with over 8,500 trademark and patent attorneys, brand holders and intellectual property advisors gathering to talk about … Continue reading…

A Thin Line Between Rich and Poor

Recently I attended the INTA conference in Hong Kong where over 8,500 trademark and patent attorneys, brand holders and intellectual property advisors gathered to talk about the good, the bad and the ugly of their respective markets. Global infringement is … Continue reading…