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.
We hear all the time about cybersquatters acting in bad faith. In fact, this is at the very heart of UDRP Paragraph 4(a)(iii), which requires brand owners to prove that a disputed domain name “has been registered and is being
In some instances, including a brand name in a domain name can be a matter of “fair use”. In other instances, including a brand name in a domain name can cause public confusion or be considered bad faith use. In this post, UDRP expert Steve Levy discusses how the outcome of a UDRP case can depend on whether a brand and its products are specifically being targeted.