WIPO cybersquatting cases hit record in 2016

By Demys • In Brand protection, New gTLDsComments Off on WIPO cybersquatting cases hit record in 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) has reported that trademark owners have filed an all-time record 3,036 cases under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) with WIPO in 2016, an increase of 10% over the previous year, with over 1,200 new generic Top-Level Domains (gTLDs) now operational. Cybersquatting

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WIPO reports increase in domain name disputes 

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on WIPO reports increase in domain name disputes 

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, one of the administrators of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), has reported a 2% increase in cybersquatting case filings over 2014. WIPO’s latest report, released yesterday, detailed 2,634 cases concerning 5,591 domain names that were lodged by trademark owners alleging abuse

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