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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.
Is This a Trademark Dispute or Cybersquatting? – Vol 3.38
Is This a Trademark Dispute or Cybersquatting? The Respondent in <ensure-nest .com> has an apparently genuine business and website selling ENSURE-branded bird nests, thereby demonstrating that this smacks of a…
Sage .ai: No Obligation for Investor to Conduct Search For Dictionary Term – Vol 3.37
The most notable aspects of <sage .ai> case are: Dealing in domain names in the secondary market is a legitimate trading activity. By its very nature, domain name investing is…
Limited Panelist Research Results in Dismissal – vol 3.36
The Challenge of Applying the Passive Holding Doctrine in the Absence of a Response by Nat Cohen. While most disputes are undefended, that usually poses little problem for a Panel…
Ultra Premium Two-Letter .COM Recovered in Theft Case – vol. 3.35
Ultra Premium Two-Letter .COM Recovered in Theft Case Two-letter .com domain names like PV .com are extraordinarily valuable and sought after. They are the ultra-luxury real estate of the domain…
How Would You Decide the Screencast .ai Dispute? – vol. 3.34
How Would You Decide the Screencast .ai dispute? In the dispute over the screencast .ai domain name, the legally represented Respondent claims that the term “screencast” has become genericized over…
Does the Policy Deal with a Business Dispute Between the Parties? – vol 3.33
Does the Policy Deal with a Business Dispute Between the Parties? Although the UDRP is not intended to address “business disputes” per se, it is not uncommon for employers to…
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