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  • Global domain name disputes rise 4.3 per cent: report

    Some of the world’s largest brands – including those operating in Australia – continue to fend off cyber squatters with the number of domain name disputes rising by 4.3 per cent year-on-year.

    Written by Byron Connolly07 Feb. 13 12:38
  • Computer technology tops list of worldwide patent applications

    Computer technology accounted for more patent applications in recent years than any other industry sector tracked by the World Intellectual Property Organization, although the number of digital communication patent applications grew faster. Industrial design registrations are also growing -- and while Apple aggressively asserts its design rights in courtrooms, it does not file the most applications for such rights.

    Written by Loek Essers12 Dec. 12 16:39