New UK Rules for Company Name Registrations under § 69 of the Companies Act 2006 enter into force October 1, 2008

The trade mark blog Class 46 alerts us that:

New rules enter into force in the UK today under section 69 of the Companies Act 2006. These rules enable businesses to object to opportunistic company name registrations and are intended to equip brand-owners with similar powers to those conferred by various dispute resolution policies against cybersquatters or “opportunistic” domain name registrants.

Read the full details here.