Domain names

Domain names guidance:

The purpose of this practice note is to provide an introduction to cybersquatting. It covers: • What is cybersquatting? • What cybersquatting is not • Preventing...

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This Practice Note covers the transfer of .com and other generic Top Level Domain (gTLD) names and supports the Precedent: gTLD domain name transfer agreement (.com)....

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Domain name basics An essential component of the internet’s structure Computers existed long before the internet. During the 1960s and 1970s, the US government funded...

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Click here to download the latest Domains & Domain Names 2019 report 2019, published by Getting the Deal Through. Jurisdictions covered The following jurisdictions are...

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The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) oversees the domain name system which historically had around 20 generic top-level domains (gTLD) such as...

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Application of the DRS The dispute resolution service (DRS) applies to all .uk domain names. The DRS is incorporated by reference into the contract of registration for...

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The online environment should be part of any proactive trade mark enforcement programme. The legal framework for this document is Internet Corporation for Assigned Names...

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Application of the UDRP The UDRP applies to all .gTLD domain names. A gTLD is a generic Top Level Domain. Examples include .com, .net, .org, .info and other new gTLDs...

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Application of the URS The Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) applies to: • all new generic Top Level Domain Names (new gTLDs) • .pw (country code TLD for Micronesia)...

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How do I find out who owns a domain name? How do I know whether a domain name registration post-dates my client’s trade mark registration? How do I contact the domain...

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