Disputes regarding domain names and : it is now possible to act before the WIPO Mediation and Arbitration Centre.

The China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), registry of the <.CN> and <.中国>ccTLDs, has designated WIPO to provide dispute resolution services under the China ccTLD Dispute Resolution Policy. Disputes in relation to these ccTLDs may be filed with WIPO from … Read More

Litiges sur les noms de domaine en et en : il est aujourd’hui possible d’agir devant le centre d’arbitrage de l’OMPI

Le China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), registre des ccTLDs en  <.CN> et en <.中国>, a désigné l’OMPI pour la résolution des conflits dans le cadre du règlement des litiges des ccTLD chinois. Les litiges relatifs à ces ccTLD,  pourront … Read More

2018: Record number of UDRP cybersquatting complaints filed with WIPO.

On March 15, 2019 WIPO has published its press release entitled “WIPO Cybersquatting Cases Grow by 12% to Reach New Record in 2018”. By virtue of their intellectual property rights, trademark owners are granted protection against domain name registrants who … Read More

A domain name transferred by UDRP decision was finally returned to its original owner

In a decision of the Paris Cour d’appel dated November 8, 2016  (Pole 5, ch. 1, Mr X./Team Reager AB and Stone Age Limited), the judges reversed an expert’s decision at the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center dated July 29, … Read More

Republic of Guatemala: accession to the Trademark Law Treaty (TLT)

Guatemala’s accession to the “multi-class” trademark application system  In addition to being the most populous country, Guatemala is also the the largest economic power in Central America. Intellectual property law has become a major point of discussion for the country. … Read More

UDRP/URS proceedings: Where do you go?

Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings were established in 1999 to fight cybersquatting. More than 31,800 disputes have already been handled thanks to its efficiency. Five centres are entitled to receive UDRP complaints: the World Intellectual Property Organization … Read More