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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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Another highlight of #ip2014 = launch of #ipwomen network http://t.co/XhQqPJKQzy Pleased to see IP profession addressing diversity!

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Apple & Samsung settled (outside US) as did Google & Viacom. Did 2014 see mediation take off? ($) http://t.co/tWLQ72pqcI #ip2014

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It was a big year for trade-marks/trademarks in Canada, but 2015 might be bigger. Here's why #ip2014 http://t.co/glOnyFwr3T

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