Posts Tagged ‘domain names’

Czech, mate.

Ever thought of applying for an intellectual property right via a Czech agency? Probably not, if you’re reading this, but in case you do then you might want to read the IPKat’s comments on WIPD, an organization whose name and logo closely resemble those of WIPO, which in addition to being a well respected organization [...]

Alpha testing Diaspora – initial thoughts

My good friend Jim recently sent me an invite to alpha test Diaspora, the social network that has been touted as the open-source alternative to Facebook and is being pitched at those who want more control over their content.  In particular, it aims to make sure that your information and posts are only ever shared [...]

SHOCKER! NAF rules Uniform **DOMAIN NAME** Dispute Resolution Policy applies only to…domain names!

Newsflash from the Department of all things Elementary:  The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) only applies to domain names. Joseph J. Weismann, of Johnson, Pope, Bokor, Ruppel & Burns LLP (if anyone can explain the Einstein picture I’d be very interested) had sought to persuade the National Arbitration Forum that it should do [...]