IP Law

So, who owns your website domain my china? Bigbrotherafrica.com: a quick case study

How the domain name was grabbed Endemol Netherlands owns all rights in a very successful reality television series called “Big Brother”.  In 2003, Endemol South Africa (“Endemol SA”) produced the pan-African of the Big Brother series for broadcaster M-Net / MultiChoice Africa.  The series was Big Brother Africa (“BBA”). To promote BBA online, MultiChoice Africa and Endemol SA registered the [...]

By | 18th February, 2013|IP Law, PPM Attorneys|

Facebook terms of use: Things you need to know

Introduction Facebook. One does not need to define that ‘word’ if I may call it that. It’s new speak. If you are not on it where have you been, and where are you going? So many of us are on the ‘social utility that connects you with people around you’. Yet how many of us actually read those terms of [...]

By | 1st July, 2008|IP Law, Media Law, PPM Attorneys, Privacy Law, Social media law|