INTERNET AND MEDIA RIGHTS
Services of Law Office “Cvjetićanin & Partners” include representation and legal assistance for clients associated with the media. This primarily includes obtaining necessary licences for registration of printed media, in accordance with the Law on Public Information and Media, as well as electronic media in accordance with the Law on Electronic Media (proceedings before Regulatory Authority of Electronic Media)
We represent public figures from entertainment business in lawsuits for damages arising from information published in the media (false information, gossip, etc.), as well as for violation of the privacy, which includes requests for publishing response or correction of false information.
We represent public figures from entertainment business in lawsuits for damages regarding information published in the media (untrue information, gossip, etc.), as well as for violation of the right to private life, including prior requests for publishing response or correction of untrue information.
We can say with certainty that we are the leaders in the field of information technology protection. Nenad Cvjetićanin, the senior partner in the law office is on the list of arbitrators of the Commission for Resolution of National Domain Name Disputes of Serbian Chamber of Commerce. Our legal team has significant experience in this emerging field of law, which is not yet fully developed.
Abuse of domain name is common and has become very frequent in our country, as well. Therefore, we give a summary of legal actions and ways to protect yourself from such infringements in terms of domestic .rs domain.
The .rs domain can be registered with the Register of National Internet Domain of Serbia – RNIDS. It is a foundation that has been given the right to register .rs domains and the recently introduced Cyrillic domain – .срб – by ICCAN-Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (organization from California, USA, which issues licences for registration of national internet domains).
The focus of this summary is on resolution of disputes regarding domain name grabbing.
To put it simply, a domain is a virtual online lot, which can be leased from RNIDS, if it is a b.rs domains.
When leasing a domain, it is necessary to select a name under which it will be registered, which is a critical moment that can cause a problem, if you select a name that violates other intellectual property right or any other subjective, exclusive right.
However, when a trademark owner finds out about a domain registered with his trademark name, it can initiate a proceedings before the disputes commission in accordance with the Rulebook on Dispute Proceedings on Domain Name Registration adopted by Serbian Chamber of Commerce.
Besides representation in out-of-court settlements, we also draft non-disclosure agreements for IT industry clients, employment agreements and business cooperation agreements with no competition clauses. We also represent clients in disputes regarding violation and/or disclosure of trade secrets.