InternationalUSRemember you can easily switch between MIP US and MIP International at any time

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;...


Please log in to read the rest of this article.

New to Managing Intellectual Property? Take advantage of one week’s FREE access and become a Managing IP member today. It’s free to join and the benefits start straight away.

Already registered?

Please make sure you log in to read the rest of the article.

Log in

Join us now

Gain 7 days FREE access when you register now.

Join here

profile

Managing IP

ManagingIP

ManagingIP profile

Australia: Productivity Commission introduces anti-IP draft report (sponsored) https://t.co/BaLMoSOLeO

Jul 26 2016 10:30 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
ManagingIP profile

It's @mdloney's weekly IP roundup! Yahoo, Fitbit, Jawbone, PTAB, Canada, Led Zeppelin, TXED https://t.co/hNilwZEHsg https://t.co/ZO2xI7s7qM

Jul 26 2016 09:38 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
ManagingIP profile

Argentina: IP in the marital community (sponsored) https://t.co/j4OFbCxVyd

Jul 26 2016 02:35 ·  reply ·  retweet ·  favourite
More from the Managing IP blog


Mid Year 2016

All eyes on ASEAN

Economic and legal reforms are driving harmonisation within and beyond the ASEAN region, with big implications for IP owners. James Nurton, Stephy Tang and Natalie Rahhal introduce a year-long series of articles



Most read articles

Supplements