With the New Year upon us, we at FairWinds and CADNA are excited to see the many opportunities that technology will bring to businesses like yours during the course of 2017; but, at the same time, we—as you too must be—are concerned about recent incidences of criminal hacking and cybercrime, both state-sponsored and non-state, that are being reported with increasing frequency in world news.
Luxury brands are typically very aggressive about protecting their brand names against incidences of online trademark infringement. How do they fare in new gTLDs?
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