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Domain Names
September 19, 2019
 

Domain names are a fundamental aspect of branding. They are easy to register, and can be used instantly to associate your website with your brand.

  • Domain names and trademarks are separate and unrelated pieces of...
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Litigation
September 19, 2019
 

Litigation means the resolution of disputes through the court process. Sometimes litigation may be necessary, despite your best efforts to steer clear of a dispute.

Is it worth it?

If the other party is blatantly...

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Breach of Contract
September 19, 2019
 

Unfortunately there are times when one party does not comply with the terms of a contract and this is referred to as breach of contract. There may be many reasons why one party is in breach of contract and it is...

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International Disputes
September 19, 2019
 

In a globalised world where many businesses now operate online it is very likely that disputes that arise will involve businesses operating in different countries.

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Passing Off
September 19, 2019
 

Passing off occurs where someone in the course of trade creates an impression that their goods or services emanate from that of another business.

  • Passing off is aimed at preventing customer confusion as this could...
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Copyright Infringement and Copyright Disputes
September 19, 2019
 

Copyright Infringement Disputes

Copyright disputes can arise in a variety of ways. For example, where there are existing contractual arrangements in place governing copyright and the contract is terminated, breached...

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Cybersquatting
September 19, 2019
 

Cybersquatters register domain names similar to existing trademarks. They have no legitimate claim to the name, and typically use those domains to either earn advertising revenues or try to sell them at...

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Brand Name Dispute
September 19, 2019
 

Brand name disputes arise if you are using a name or other brand symbol that someone else claims to have a better title to, or if you find someone using confusingly similar branding to yours. As it is not widely...

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Defamation
September 19, 2019
 

Words are defamatory if they tend to damage the public reputation of a person or business. A person or business is defamed if an untrue (reputation damaging) statement about them is “published” to a third...

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Infringement
September 19, 2019
 

Infringement is a legal term which is used when your intellectual property rights are encroached on in some way. So if you have an exclusive right to publish a work, and someone else publishes it without your...

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Commercial Litigation
September 19, 2019
 

Commercial litigation refers to the resolution of commercial disputes through the court process.  The term

  • can relate to performance and payment of business contracts
  • the supply and delivery of goods and...
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Dispute Resolution Options
September 19, 2019
 

When you become involved in any dispute, you will want to know what dispute resolution options are available to you.

Litigation is the approach that usually springs to mind, but it is only one of a number of possible...

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