Cybersquatting: Bad Faith Registration of Domain Names

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Re-Broadcast on April 4, 2016

Cybersquatting is defined as the bad faith registration of a domain name.  It can also be thought of as trademark infringement in a domain name.  The explosion and ease of domain name registrations has also resulted in an increase in bad faith domain name registrations.  ICANN has created mechanisms for trademark owners to quickly and efficiently reclaim or terminate use of such domain name registrations.  The topics of domain name monitoring, preemptive registrations and the importance of a corporate domain name policy will also be discussed.

Key topics to be discussed:

  • An overview of domain names
  • Releasing of new gTLDs and applicable sunrises periods
  • Domain name monitoring and The Trademark Clearinghouse
  • An overview of Cybersquatting
  • Causes of action
  • ICANN arbitration overview
  • UDRP overview, claims and defenses
  • URS overview, claims and defenses
  • Corporate policies and best practices

 
Date / Time: April 4, 2016

  • 2:00 pm – 5:15 pm Eastern
  • 1:00 pm – 4:15 pm Central
  • 12:00 pm – 3:15 pm Mountain
  • 11:00 am – 2:15 pm Pacific

 
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Re-Broadcast on April 4, 2016

ChristopherACorpus-compressedChristopher A. Corpus, Esq. is a partner at the Cleveland, Ohio law firm of Wegman, Hessler & Vanderburg, where he practices in the areas of domain name rights, cybersquatting analysis, trademarks, copyrights, licensing, Internet law, corporate and business law, contract drafting and review, the drafting and review of real estate purchase agreements and the drafting and review of lease agreements. As it pertains to domain names, Mr. Corpus assists clients understand the interplay between trademark law and the registration of domain names. In particular, he assists clients in the preparation of corporate domain name policies and best practices in the management of their domain name portfolios, preemptive domain name registrations, minimize the registration of their trademarks in the domain names of affiliates and the monitoring of domain name registrations by third-parties.

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