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Ignoring well-established UDRP principles results in RDNH

Where a complainant did not exist when the disputed domain name was registered, such a complaint will almost universally result in a denial.

19 January 2023

Domain Watch: recent developments in internet policy, governance and use (January 2023)

Our monthly column presenting insight into emerging online trends and policy developments related to domain names.

17 January 2023

Congress members duel over access to WHOIS registration data in ‘.us’ domain

Elected officials split after registrar proposes to mask data in TLD despite contractual obligations.

13 January 2023

‘toast.io’ decision: let's have a toast for the ‘.io’ Policy

The case shows that the timing of the registration of a ‘.io’ domain name can be less important if the domain name has been clearly used in bad faith.

11 January 2023

Legislation and IP policy watch: the current state of play (January 2023)

WTR’s monthly column tracking trademark and related policy developments, including the progress of major bills, from around the world.

05 January 2023

IP agencies and industry groups sound off in support of proposed FTC anti-scam rules

Rulemaking seeks to stop fraudulent impersonations of government agencies, businesses

04 January 2023

UDRP complaint falls at the first hurdle

The case falls into the rare class of cases where a complainant is found not to have standing to bring a complaint under Paragraph 4(a)(i) of the UDRP.

04 January 2023

Economic uncertainty, cautious filings, increased fees: trademark trends to look out for in 2023

Industry experts from Anaqua, Com Laude and Corsearch make their predictions for the coming year.

29 December 2022

Domain Watch: recent developments in internet policy, governance and use (December 2022)

Our monthly column presenting insight into emerging online trends and policy developments related to domain names.

15 December 2022

EU expansion of GI protection to craft and industrial goods moves step closer, but not without opposition

The European Council's adoption of modified regulations sets up future negotiations with Parliament.

07 December 2022

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