Information Technology Law
Information Technology Law is a term that encapsulates the legal issues related to the use of the different kinds of information technology.
The right holder has a right to injunctive relief against persons who infringe his rights.
Intellectual Property (IP) Rights
Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) protect the creations of the mind, such as inventions and literary works as well as symbols, names and images which are commercially exploitable. It includes technical protection rights like patents and utility models, but, also plant variety rights, designs, type faces and trademarks.
A trademark can be protected in over 90 countries of the world through an international registration. It is possible to have a national trademark entered into the international register under the Madrid Agreement Concerning the International Registration of Marks and the Protocol to the Madrid Agreement. The international registration only gives protection in the chosen designated countries and not automatically in all member countries. The application for international registration must be presented to the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) through the national IP office. The registration will be listed and recorded in a register of the WIPO in Geneva, Switzerland.
Internet Law / Cyber Law
Internet law is the interface between an abundance of legal fields which deal with the legal aspects of the internet, for example, copyright, criminal law, domain law and unfair competition law.