Cybersquatting cases on the rise, says WIPO

Emma Barraclough, London


A record number of brand owners filed cybersquatting cases with WIPO last year – and the IP organisation says that the introduction of new gTLDs will stretch trade mark owners’ resources still further

WIPO says that its Arbitration and Mediation Center received 2,764 UDRP cases covering 4,781 domain names last year, up 2.5% on 2010.

In 2011 the top five areas of WIPO complainant activity were retail; internet and IT;...


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