Apple wins aplestore.com, its first UDRP victory of the year

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...

James Brown estate fights for JamesBrown.com

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...

31,000 domain names have been handled by WIPO since the UDRP’s launch

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...

Arbitrator Asks Good Questions About Expedited 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...