Legal Watch : THE UDRP PROCEDURE

The UDRP PROCEDURE is designed to deal with cases of abusive cybersquatting. Since the implementation of the General Data Protection Regulation … Continued

The Public Interest Registry creates an institute specialized in the fight against DNS abuse

The Public Interest Registry (PIR), registry for the .org top-level domain, launched the domain name system Abuse Institute on February … Continued

What are the suggested modifications to the UDRP?

Following the UDRP ‘s new gTLD program, new Rights Protection Review Mechanisms (RPM) have been implemented to protect trademark holders, … Continued

Why does the willingness to sell a domain name is not conditioned on an active approach? 

(OMPI, Centre d’arbitrage et de médiation, 23 février 2021, affaire n° D2020-3322, Netflix Inc. c. WhoisGuard, Inc. / Siddharth Sethi) … Continued

What are the new cookies regulations?

The Regulation (EU) 2016/679 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 27 April 2016 on the protection of … Continued

How does the bad faith duplicate between registration and bad faith use?

While one generally refers to the “three criteria” of the UDRP (a trademark similar to the domain name; the absence … Continued

How to protect your brands in the digital era?

“Intellectual property was viewed with passion – and in a style steeped in pre-Romanticism! – as “the most sacred, the … Continued

Can ICANN provide a solution for IT security problems?

The DNS NEWS report No. 271 highlights the overall criticism of ICANN solution for not intervening as much as its … Continued

The creation of a data access system Whois by ICANN

Since the advent of the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), it has become really difficult to obtain information about the … Continued

Domain names in <.suck> : between attack to brand image and freedom of expression

Sources: Domain Incite, Free speech, or bad faith? UDRP panels split on Everything.sucks domains, Oct. 22, 2020: Free speech, or … Continued