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Politician Domain Names are Protected Under U.S. Trademark Law

Politician domain names are covered under the ACPA. There are other options other than filing a court case if their name has been cybersquatted by a third party.

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Trademark Infringement on new gTLDS. What every brand needs to know!

Even though the new extensions are being created to increase domain name availability, trademark owners have an increased risk of trademark infringement against their marks if they do not reserve or register under the new gTLD root extensions.

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What is ‘Bad Faith’ Intent to Profit Under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act?

The summary of cases that briefly outline how the Courts were able to find that the bad faith requirement had been met under the ACPA when individuals and companies did intend to profit from other’s domain names and trademarks in registration and/or use.

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Protecting Against Trademark Infringement on New gTLDs

Donuts, Inc. has now released many new gTLDs of the several hundred for which they have applied, and cybersquatters around the globe have wasted no time in snatching up domains related to well-known consumer brands. Some worry that with the new gTLDs come new opportunites for cybersquatters to extort trademark owners. Although Donuts offers a Domain […]

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Donuts Protect Marks

Donuts, Inc. previously launched several new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs) and has also launched its Domains Protected Marks List (DPML) to protect trademarked domains.

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Cybersquatting Report

Traverse Legal offers a cybersquatting report that enables us to identify using various what other domains might be out there that correspond to your trademark.  Now, keep in mind, cybersquatting is when someone registers uses or traffics in a domain name that is confusingly similar to a trademark that you own with a bad faith […]

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Why Hire An Experienced Cybersquatting Attorney For Your Case?

When you are selecting an attorney to represent you on any matter, it is important that you hire an attorney who specializes in the issue that you are facing. Cyber squatting is a very specialized cause of action.

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What Is Cybersquatting?

Commonly known as domain squatting, the definition of cybersquatting is different under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) and the Uniform Domain Resolution Policy (UDRP). Essentially, it is the registration, use of attempt to sell a domain name with bad faith intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to another. In many […]

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