Electronic Commerce & Law Report


Joanne Ludovici and Lynne Boisineau offered their views on the most important legal developments in online law during 2013 and on what policy areas they believed would be the most important to their practices in 2014. “Brand Owners will begin to fully realize that, ready or not, the new gTLD trains have left the station, and they’re here to stay,” said Ms. Ludovici. “Trademark owners planning to register their marks with the Trademark Clearinghouse can expedite the process, and achieve dramatic cost savings, by conducting a preliminary internal audit of their marks to locate proof of use for filing with the Trademark Clearinghouse and to determine which registrations will be valid for the longest period of time,” said Ms. Boisineau.