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UDRP Case Summaries

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy was established and adopted at ICANN’s inception as a dispute resolution policy to resolve disputes between trademark holders and domain owners more quickly and cost-effectively than judicial litigation. 

Read summaries from UDRP cases.

Drawing an Inference of Bad Faith from An Asking Price – Vol. 4.23

June 11, 2024

Drawing an Inference of Bad Faith from An Asking Price The Converse .co dispute is directly on the fault line created by the different perspectives of a domain investor and…

Supplemental Registration Fails – Vol. 4.22

June 4, 2024

Supplemental Registration Fails This case demonstrates how the particular facts matter, especially when scrutinized by a Panel. If the Complainant had a registered trademark for LEGALNOW in connection with legal…

What’s Going on with the Passive Holding Doctrine? – vol 4.21

May 28, 2024

What’s Going on with the Passive Holding Doctrine? The Fairmont. Group dispute is more complex and nuanced than it first appears.  It raises four questions about how the UDRP is…

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The Inaugural Levine Lecture by Tony Willoughby

May 21, 2024

Join us for the inaugural Levine Lecture, part of our annual lecture series honoring Gerald Levine, recipient of the ICA Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant scholarly contributions to the…

Failure to Amend Basis for Complaint Upon Revelation of Whois Details, is RDNH – vol 4.20

May 21, 2024

Failure to Amend Basis for Complaint Upon Revelation of Whois Details, is RDNH This case raises two particularly interesting issues. The first is whether a party that registers a domain…

Panel: “Textbook Example of When RDNH is Warranted” – vol. 4.19

May 14, 2024

Panel: “Textbook Example of When RDNH is Warranted” If you were the Panelist and if this case had been undefended, would you have checked the USPTO database yourself to ensure…

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Companies Working to Keep the ICA Fighting for You

The Internet Commerce Association would not exist without the support of our members and those who help spread the important message of protecting the legitimate rights and interests of domain registrants. Remember those companies that help protect your rights as a domain owner by visiting our member sites. A special thank you is owed to all of our sponsors and members.

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Sedo.com, Platinum Member
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ParkingCrew Platinum Member
Dynadot Domain Names
Telepathy.com Gold Member
Digimedia Gold Member
Create, Platinum Member
NamesCon, Silver Member
PTL Gold Memeber
Media Options, Silver Member
Dengi Media
NextVenture
Domain Capital Gold Member
First Place, Silver Member
Digimedia Gold Member
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Reflex Publishing, Silver Member
First Place, Silver Member
Create, Platinum Member
First Place, Silver Member