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Ladas Domains is now part of Principium Strategies

Ladas Domains, a leading provider of domain registration and protection services, will now be known as Principium Strategies after a merger with the Watch Services division of Ladas & Parry LLP. The new company offers domain name services in addition to a wide range of brand monitoring tools. Although the name has changed, the company’s focus … Continued

The threat of counterfeits via social media drives major investigation from British government

On Monday, the British government released a detailed study that investigated the impact of social media on counterfeit trade. The report highlights the complexity of trying to quantify recent levels of counterfeiting in the U.K. It also presents an initial assessment of the scale, impact, and characteristics of infringements. Although the full landscape of challenges brought … Continued

Mexico Introduced Trademark Opposition on August 30, 2016

Trademark applications are now published in the Mexican Institute of Industrial Property Gazette, within ten business days of filing. Applications will have a term of 30 days for any interested party to oppose the registration of the published application. The 30 period is non-extendable. The Gazette also publish notices of any opposed applications, providing the applicant … Continued

Failure to Renew Domain Causes Major Headache for Industry Leader

On July 25th, marketing software provider, Marketo, experienced an outage on its Marketo.com domain name. Users soon discovered this was due to Marketo’s failure to renew the domain. The company’s marketing team scrambled to put out the social media fire that soon followed. Marketo.com is now back up and running, but not without much effort, … Continued

Ladas & Parry Watch Services & Ladas Domains Merge – Now Principium Strategies

Principium Strategies delivers concierge-level service with an expanded suite of brand security products, cutting edge vision and proven expertise. New York City, NY – Ladas & Parry Watch Services, a division of the globally renowned IP law firm Ladas & Parry LLP, announced today that it has united with Ladas Domains, a leading provider of … Continued

Dennis Prahl Radio Interview – India

During a recent visit to India to discuss trademark surveillance issues with industry leaders and brand owners, Principium Strategies president Dennis Prahl was invited to discuss these issues on a very popular morning radio show –

Insight Mexico – New opposition term introduced …

As of August 30, 2016, a new opposition procedure has been enforced. The Mexican Institute of Industrial Property (IMPI) will publish the trademark application within10 business days of receipt. Third parties can file an opposition within 30 days from the date of publication.