The Basics: Domain Name Recovery and Litigation
As the Internet expands, the number of domain names being used is skyrocketing. There are more than 202 million Internet domain names registered – a number that vastly exceeds the roughly 172,000 words in the Oxford English Dictionary. The buying and selling of domain names has become a multi-million dollar business. With that expansion comes an ever-increasing risk of intellectual property (IP) violations. As a result of the sheer volume of domain names, there is a probability that one or more cybersquatters has obtained a domain name that is identical to or confusingly similar to a company’s trademarks.
Why is a UDRP arbitration a less expensive route than civil litigation? Read more about Domain Name Recovery.
In addition to Thriving Attorney, Darin M. Klemchuk is founder of Klemchuk LLP, a litigation, intellectual property, and transactional law firm located in Dallas, Texas. He also co-founded Project K, a charity devoted to changing the world one random act of kindness at a time. Click to read more about Darin Klemchuk's practice as an intellectual property lawyer.