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Rihanna Wins Her Case In Court Against Topshop In “Passing Off” Claim

The retailer Topshop has been found guilty of passing off over a misleading t-shirt bearing an image of the pop singer Rhianna. Establishing a successful action in passing off involves a claimant establishing what lawyers describe as the “classic trinity” … Continue reading

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[Case Study] Pocket Kings Limited v Safenames Limited and the Commonwealth of Kentucky

I acted on behalf of the domain name registrar and hosting provider, Safenames, in the High Court case of Pocket Kings Limited -v- Safenames Limited and the Commonwealth of Kentucky [2009] EWCH 2529 (Ch), [2009] All ER (D) 205 (Oct), 2010 2 WLR 1110.

The case concerned the enforceability in England and Wales of a domain name order made in the United States state of Kentucky affecting the online gaming business operated through the domain name fulltiltpoker.com. Continue reading

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