Latest World Intellectual Property Organization Stories

2013-08-15 23:02:13

Steven Rinehart, representing the respondent in a UDRP domain name dispute, defeats Nintendo in trademark infringement case involving Wii marks. Salt Lake City, Utah (PRWEB) August 15, 2013 Nintendo of America, manufacturer of the well-known Wii U gaming console, was defeated in its bid to seize the domain name wiiu.com before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) in Geneva, with website attorney Steven Rinehart representing the respondent in the UDRP case. The decision*...

2013-06-27 23:34:59

U.N. group agrees on pact to allow accessible print rights. Watertown, Mass. (PRWEB) June 26, 2013 Formal adoption of a new international treaty that will improve access to books for people who are blind, visually impaired, or have other print disabilities is expected on Thursday, June 27, in Marrakesh, Morocco. Negotiators from the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the United Nations agency that addresses rules governing rights such as patents, copyright, trademarks,...

Apple Files Complaint Over iPhone Porn Domains
2011-11-04 05:21:07

Apple Inc. has filed a complaint with the WIPO - World Intellectual Property Organization over seven domain names that include the word “iPhone” but forward to a mobile porn service, Domain Name Wire reported on Thursday. The domain names include: iphonecamforce.com, iphonecam4s.com, iphoneporn4s.com, iphonesex4s.com, iphonexxxforce.com, iphone4s.com and porn4iphones.com The owners of these sites are unknown, as the domain names are protected by a privacy service protecting...

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  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.