The Basics: Domain Name Recovery and Litigation

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.

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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.

Domain Name Protection

Domain Name Protection

Combatting Domain Name Hijacking and Theft

Combatting Domain Name Hijacking and Theft