Apple wins its first domain arbitration case of the year. Apple has won a dispute over the domain name aplestore.com as a World Intellectual Property Organization panel ordered the domain name transferred to the iPhone maker. The typo of AppleStore.com was registered to a man in Poland and forwarded to a parked page full of ads
Late singer’s estate files complaint over domain name JamesBrown.com. The estate of the late “Godfather of Soul” James Brown has filed an arbitration case with National Arbitration Forum over the domain name JamesBrown.com
Company files federal court case over BMWrewards.com BMW has filed a lawsuit against Illinois company Prime Market Targeting, Inc.
Facebook has filed a Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution(UDRP) against a company that holds 21 Facebook-related URLs.
WIPO, Geneva, Switzerland, Tuesday and Wednesday, October 19 and 20, 2010 Overview The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center is internationally recognized as the leading institution in the resolution of Internet domain name disputes. Since December 1999, the Center has administered over 32,000 proceedings, of which over 17,000 under the WIPO-initiated Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) adopted by ICANN. The UDRP applies to disputes in the generic top-level domains (gTLDs) (e.g., .com, .net, .org, .mobi), as well as an increasing number of ccTLDs.
URS lacks foresight. Yesterday the comment period for Uniform Rapid Suspension closed at ICANN. URS is a cheaper and (supposedly) faster version of UDRP, with a few twists.
Demand for WIPO’s dispute resolution services, in particular relating to cybersquatting cases, continued in 2009 with trademark holders filing 2,107 complaints under procedures based on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), which at WIPO became a paperless operation at the end of 2009.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), the recipient of over 50% of domain name disputes world wide, reports that the total number of complaints filed under Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) in 2009 decreased by 9.5% as compared to the previous year.
On October 30, 2009, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Board approved WIPO’s proposal to amend the Rules for Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (Rules) to allow for electronic-only filing of pleadings under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) .
Domain name arbitrator asks good questions about Expedited UDRP. The Hon. Neil Brown, a UDRP domain name arbitrator, has submitted comments to ICANN regarding Czech Arbitration Court’s plans for expedited UDRPs. He actually phrases them as rhetorical questions, but they certainly raise a number of issues. They’re worth reading in their entirety, but here’s a summary: Can the Expedited Decision proposal be implemented by amendments to the Supplemental Rules of the Czech Arbitration Court
Corporation Service Company,the largest Registered Agent service company in the world representing hundreds of thousands of business entities worldwide recently announced that about $220 million were spent on recovering domain names through Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy.