SPORTS-RELATED DOMAIN NAME DISPUTES IN ASIA

Sports personalities and promoters can turn to the Asian Domain Name Dispute Resolution Centre (ADNDRC) for dispute resolution services regarding domain names that are claimed to infringe registered trademarks. Other remedies available to them include those pursuant to personality rights law in China, or passing off and trademark law in Hong Kong.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Are there any other sources of protection for domain names infringing identity rights of sports personalities in China?
How have the above legal protections been applied in practice?
Is the law the same in Hong Kong?

Continue...

Facebook Twitter RSS