Blog Posts: Cyberlaw

A new, "safer" harbor for personal data transfer?

The U.S. Commerce Department and European Union officials have hammered out a new agreement to replace the "Safe Harbor" framework that the European Court of Justice invalidated in October. Will it do enough to protect EU citizens' privacy?
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No Comments | Posted by Sharon G. Lin on Thu. March 10, 2016 11:47 AM
Categories: Cyberlaw, European Union, Free Trade, United States

Law student thrusts European privacy law into the spotlight … and Safe Harbor into history’s dustbin

An ECJ ruling has forced U.S. companies conducting business in Europe to rethink their privacy policies and data-transfer agreements.
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No Comments | Posted by Agnes B. Gambill on Wed. October 21, 2015 2:40 PM
Categories: Cyberlaw, European Union, United States

ICANN: Uncertainty to the Right of the Dot

The announcement by ICANN (Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers) of the public’s ability to apply for personalized top-level domain names (gTLDs) caused uncertainty for companies in the Internet landscape with regard to trademark protection. The looming unknown might provide the flood of graduating law students a foray into an exciting new world of Intellectual Property issues to the right of the dot. Trevor Schmidt, an associate at Moore & Van Allen PPLC, laid the foundation of Internet domains and hinted at issues that will arise from the roll-out of ICANN’s gTLD application process.


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No Comments | Posted by Elizabeth M. Hodge on Sun. February 26, 2012 12:17 PM
Categories: Cyberlaw, Intellectual property, Trademarks

ICANN and Domain Name Dispute Resolution

Professor Kesan returned to the topic of ICANN's domain name dispute resolution process, UDRP. In the process, he addressed a very interesting correlation between various countries' levels of economic development and the dispute resolution systems they adopt. 


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No Comments | Posted by Elliot L. Franklin on Sun. February 26, 2012 12:09 PM
Categories: Cyberlaw, Intellectual property, International Dispute Resolution, Symposium, Trademarks

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