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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. 

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An Unrepresented Complainant is Still Responsible for Understanding the Policy – vol. 4.9

February 27, 2024

An Unrepresented Complainant is Still Responsible for Understanding the Policy One of the most common mistakes that we see in Complaints is Complainants failing to provide background information about themselves.…

RDNH Finding in ‘No Response’ Case – vol 4.7

February 14, 2024

RDNH Finding in ‘No Response’ Case I found this decision particularly satisfying. It is well known that people do things online that they otherwise wouldn’t do in person. The same…

Respondent Fails to ‘Clearly and Accurately Disclose’ Relationship With Complainant – vol 4.6

February 6, 2024

Respondent Fails to ‘Clearly and Accurately Disclose’ Relationship With Complainant Although the Oki Data test has consistently been applied since 2001, it is best used as a guide and adapted…

Complainant Failing to Meet Standing Requirement of the Policy, Reprimanded – vol 4.5

January 30, 2024

Complainant Failing to Meet Standing Requirement of the Policy, Reprimanded: The first element of the Policy serves as a “standing requirement” under the UDRP. The threshold inquiry under the first element…

No Love for 3-Paragraph Complaint Over Descriptive Domain, Despite Trademark – vol. 4.4

January 24, 2024

No Love for 3-Paragraph Complaint Over Descriptive Domain, Despite Trademark It is noteworthy and gratifying that the Panel in this matter saw fit to declare Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. This…

Complainant Relies on Odd Copyright Registration But Escapes RDNH – vol. 4.3

January 16, 2024

We hope you will enjoy this edition of the Digest (vol. 4.3), as we review these noteworthy recent decisions, with expert commentary. (We invite guest commenters to contact us): ‣…

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