Technology and Innovation
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The use of digital innovations and modern technology is a game-changer that continues to redefine the way most businesses and industries are functioning in a profound way. As technological innovation continues to rapidly evolve, regulatory concerns have similarly increased in areas such as data protection, fin-tech, cyber-security, digital forensic investigation, online advertising, e-commerce platforms, consumer protection, privacy telecommunications, digital payments and other emerging areas.
The phenomenal growth of disruptive innovations and the role of the internet as a tool of business means that the sector will only continue to expand. In keeping with this trend, the firm has developed and continues to enhance its capacity in additional cutting-edge areas including online gaming and interactive media, licensing and infrastructure-sharing arrangements, domain name disputes and extensive regulatory compliance audits.
Registration And Use Of Domain Names
A recent decision by an arbitral panel appointed invoking Kenic’s Alternative Dispute Resolution Policy (ADRP) has affirmed the rights of exclusive use of trademarks when registering domain names. The decision is based on a dispute by a Claimant seeking a transfer of a domain name registered by the Respondent on the grounds that:- The Respondent […]