Cybersquatting Hits Record Level – May 2011

Cybersquatting is a practice of parasitism consisting of a registration on the Internet by a third party of a domain name corresponding to one of your registered trademarks. In 2010, the owners of trademarks filed before the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) 2696 complaints alleging cybersquatting and involving 4,370 Internet domain names, representing an increase of 28% over the 2009 level and 16% over the previous record of 2008. Given the importance of the phenomenon, means of action are possible.
Our lawyers are at your disposal for preventing or solving the cases of cybersquatting of your trademarks on the Internet.
See : http://www.wipo.int/pressroom/en/articles/2011/article_0010.html

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