Cybersquatting

When a third party registers an Internet domain name that is identical or very similar to a trademark, with the bad-faith intent to profit from the goodwill of another’s trademark, that is known as “Cybersquatting.”

If you have a Cybersquatting issue, there are three different ways to force the Squatter to transfer the domain name to you.

The first is to file suit under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (the “ACPA”).

The second is to file for arbitration under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“the UDRP”).

The third is to file a complaint pursuant to the Uniform Rapid Suspension System.

You can learn more about these options here:

The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA)

The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

The Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS).

If you have a Cybersquatting issue, Sherinian Law can help you resolve it, quickly and on-budget.  In some cases, we can even help you get control of an illegitmate domain name if you do not have a Federally Registered Trademark.  Call us today at (630) 318-2606 or submit an inquiry here.