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Domain name dispute resources

Domain name policies Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy .AU Dispute Resolution Policy (auDRP)   Domain name rules Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy WIPO Supplemental Rules for UDRP   Domain name dispute resolvers ICANN List of Approved Dispute Resolution Providers auDRP Approved Dispute Resolvers   World Intellectual Property Organization WIPO Domain Name […]

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Tune into trade marks

Madonna, Sting, Paul McCartney, The Estate of Jim Morrison, Dire Straits, David Gilmour of Pink Floyd and Jennifer Lopez have all been caught up in domain name disputes. There are many lessons that aspiring musicians can learn from these cases. Perhaps the most important is the value of a trade mark registration. While a trade […]

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Registering band names as trade marks

Surprisingly few bands have registered their names as trade marks in Australia. You’d think, for example, that Pink Floydand Led Zeppelin would be registered as Australian trade marks. And you’d be wrong. Not a single Australian trade mark registration exists for these world famous bands. That’s not to say that these bands lack protection for their names in […]

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