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  • Trademark Owner Loses Two Domain Name Disputes - On Same Domain Name - CircleID


    Trademark Owner Loses Two Domain Name Disputes - On Same Domain Name
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    I've said many times that winning a domain name dispute under the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) is much more challenging than under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). But, that doesn't mean trademark owners ...

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  • Snap Gets Shuttered in Domain Name Dispute - The Recorder


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    Snap Gets Shuttered in Domain Name Dispute
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    Snap Inc. has lost a bid to take control of the geofilters.com domain name from a small mobile app developer that Snap accused of cybersquatting. A World Intellectual Property Association arbitration panel ruled that "geofilters" is a descriptive term ...

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  • New Standard for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking - CircleID


    New Standard for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
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    Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) Rule 1 defines Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) as "using the Policy in bad faith to attempt to deprive a registered domain name holder of a domain name" (further defined in Rule 15(c)).

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  • Mere registration of domain name can constitute infringement - World Trademark Review (subscription) (blog)


    Mere registration of domain name can constitute infringement
    World Trademark Review (subscription) (blog)
    On May 17 2017 the Supreme Court refused to allow a domain name dispute to be reconsidered by the Economic Panel of the Supreme Court. The case confirms yet again that mere registration of a domain name which is identical to a registered trademark ...

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  • How to Dispute a Third-Level 'Country-Code' .com Domain Name (Such as nike.eu.com) - CircleID


    How to Dispute a Third-Level 'Country-Code' .com Domain Name (Such as nike.eu.com)
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    Despite this, the registrants of a handful of second-level domain names that correspond to country codes have adopted domain name dispute policies for third-level domain names. Most of these second-level domain names are controlled by CentralNic, ...

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