Domain name disputes may now pose more than simply a risk to one’s brand reputation. Rather than merely inputting a typo of your favorite brand and winding up at a pay-per-click website, a more sinister exploit called fast flux DNS is gaining ground among cybersquatters.
In this post, I’d like to talk about the nominative fair use concept as it affects a different type of commercial trademark enterprise. In particular, one that isn’t used to sell the actual products of a brand owner but rather, a service that is arguably related to the brand owner.
How in 2016 did domain name squatting disputes cause UDRP Panels to stretch their thinking? New gTLD usage created a new view on infringement. Learn more.