For the past few years, many companies have been downsizing their domain name portfolios in the belief that the domain name speculation market had cooled. There has not been, however, a corresponding decrease in domain disputes. Last year saw a 20% increase in the number of domain name cases filed with the World Intellectual Property Organization.
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sometime in the future, domain registrants sow their digital fields with ads, thereby ensuring a daily harvest for the here and now.
The value of a particular domain name often is a function of the amount of type-in traffic it receives, i.e., the number of Internet users who bypass a search engine by entering the term directly in the URL field of their browser.
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neric use" defense, there are many who register domain names in bad faith, i.e., with the intent to wrongly profit from the goodwill associated with its trademark meaning. When the owner of a domain name that is both a trademark and a dictionary word has registered the name in bad faith, this is often evident from the fact that the particular combination of registered "dictionary terms" has no mea......Full article >>>