registrant's prior use of the domain name
in connection with the
In 2018, cases heard by WIPO included a dispute over a series of domain names
registered that included the name Travelex.
.id Domain Names
have implemented the infrastructure for the protection of personal data, especially those that refer to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).
However, paying off a domain squatter to release a domain name
is akin to paying off a hostage-taker in exchange for the life of a child.
Accordingly, plaintiff is the rightful owner of the domain name
defendant and the associated trademark.
Huynh Ngoc Duy, CEO of Mat Bao Corporation, the official domain name
registrar of ICANN and VNNIC (Viet Nam Internet Network Information Centre), said: 'Many new domain name
providers have contacted Mat Bao to bring their new domain names
New .com and .net domain name
registrations totaled 9.2 million during the second quarter of 2017.
First, when a trademark owner launches a new generic top-level domain, the clearing house grants it priority to register the corresponding domain name
(for example, when .shoes is launched, Nike would have priority to register the domain name
The council said that it has the trademark RCTCBC.GOV.UK and that it has registered multiple domain names
for its various departments using the letters RCT to promote services and events across the region.
The transaction included approximately 200,000 domain names
and was completed for USD 28.1m in cash with additional earn out considerations.
Cybersquatters are particularly adept at mining the value of trademarks as used in domain names
. In such cases, rather than turning a quick buck by on-selling domain names
incorporating trademarks at a ransom, cybersquatters are in it for the long haul with the gems, which could potentially make exponential gains due to the inherent trademark value of the domain name
Officials at TRA also accredited Oman Data Park as the fourth domain name