Attorneys Handling UDRP

Can You Appeal an Adverse UDRP Decision?

The Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”) is an administrative process developed by The Internet Corporation for Assigned Named and Numbers (“ICANN“) to facilitate disputes related to the registration of generic top-level domains (“gTLDs”).  Through third-parties such as the FORUM and/or the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO“), a Complainant may file an UDRP Complaint against […]

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ESPN’s UDRP Complaint for NotSportsCenter.Com Fails

On June 6, 2017, ESPN filed a Uniform Domain Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”) complaint with the National Arbitration Forum against the owner of NotSportsCenter.Com.  As the owner of the registered trademark SPORTSCENTER (Reg. No. 1627702), ESPN sought to have the NotSportsCenter.Com domain name transferred to their possession.  Unfortunately for ESPN, they were unable to establish […]

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URS vs. UDRP: What is the Difference?

As an alternative to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”), the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (“ICANN”) introduced the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (“URS”) in 2013, which serves as more streamlined and less expensive approach to recover a cybersquatted domain name.  After several years following the implementation of the URS, the […]

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