Cybersquatting: a growing phoenomenon

Cybersquatting: a growing phoenomenon

WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization, has published data relating to the year 2018 on “cybersquatting”, i.e. registration, for speculative ends, of domain names which fully or partly include another person’s name, trademark or other distinguishing...
Canada joined the International Trademark system

Canada joined the International Trademark system

On March 17, 2019, the Government of Canada submitted to WIPO its accession form to the Madrid Protocol on the International registration of trademarks, bringing the total number of member countries in the Convention on international trademarks to 104. Canada’s...
Amazon declares war against counterfeit goods

Amazon declares war against counterfeit goods

Project Zero is the new Amazon tool to prevent the spread of counterfeit products on its e-commerce platform. It is a new program in the fight against counterfeit goods that implements the most cutting-edge technologies through the following tools: Automatic...
Malawi joined the International Trademark system

Malawi joined the International Trademark system

On September 25, 2018, Malawi submitted to WIPO its accession form to the Madrid Protocol on the International registration of trademarks, bringing the total number of member countries in the Convention on international trademarks to 102. Malawi’s membership in the...