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Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
Abusive Registration And Use Of Domain Names
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    • 1. Abusive registration and use of domain names : perspectives for Brand owners Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins, Paris Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
    • 2. Welcome to Domainame City Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 where the future of the Domain Name System is discussed, and where the creation of new gTLDs has been announced
    • 3. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Brand and TM owners and domain name abuse: chronological landmarks
      • 1893 – 1985 : the Century of uncontested Trademark rule
      b) 1985 – 1999 : Dr. Jekyll’s childhood c) 1999 - : fighting the New Leviathan ! d) «  et maintenant, que vais-je faire?  »
    • 4. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 In 1999, MARQUES the Association of European TM owners commissioned the first survey of TM owners experience on the Internet. TM owners have, since long, been very concerned about Internet infringement Source: Nick Wood « Cybersurveillance… », WIPO/EC/CONF/99/SPK/13-C
    • 5.
      • 1893 , registration of the first IR:
      Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 1893 – 1985 : Rule, Trade Mark, rule the waves!: 1985 , registration of the first domain name : [ symbolics.com ]
    • 6.
      • 1999 , first UDRP decision Case No. D99-0001:
      • World Wrestling Federation Entertainment, Inc. v. Michael Bosman [ worldwrestlingfederation.com ]
      Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
      • 1996 , the :[ candyland.com ] case
      • Hasbro, Inc. vs. Internet Entertainment Group Ltd.
      1985 – 1999 : Dr. Jekyll’s promising childhood
      • 1997 :
      • «  One in a Million  » case (UK)
      • [ saint-tropez.com ] in France
      1998 : [ panavision.com ] Panavision International vs. Toeppen
    • 7. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Situation is serious: recent Cassandra warnings:
      • WIPO, March 27, 2008 :
      • cybersquatting remains a significant issue for rights holders : in 2007, 18% increase over 2006, and 48% over 2005 in the number of Dispute proceedings, UDRP;
      • use of privacy services to shield abusive registrations
      • concerns about the introduction of new gTLDs
      INTA , September 13, 2007 : growing threat of domain name cybersquatters who deliberately mislead consumers and defraud online businesses. 1999 - : fighting the New Leviathan!
    • 8. Domain Name abuse today : some facts and figures Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Year Number of cases Number of domains * For 2007 : 251 ccTLDs (7%), of which 58 .fr cases corresponding to 70 domain names Source: WIPO, http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/statistics/cases.jsp 1 3760 2465 2042 1774 2599 3312 2806 3549 * 708
    • 9. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Why is domain abuse so acute? (1) Source: Verisign DN Industry Brief, March 2008 End 2007: > 153 million domain names, worldwide = increase of 33 millions (> 27% ) in one year. Updated 17 March 2008 Source: Webhosting.info
    • 10. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
    • 11.
      • The global market has seen increasing growth rates over the last five years with the total number of domain names now growing at a rate of about 30%per annum compared to 10% in 2002.
      • Key reasons for this rise:
      • increased recognition of the importance of an online presence,
      • increased global uptake of Internet access and broadband technology.
      Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Why is domain abuse so acute? (2)
    • 12. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Domain Name issues: diagnosis Cybersquatting and other diseases in «  ing  »: Typosquatt ing Pointsquatt ing Tast ing (aka kit ing ) Reverse hijack ing Slamm ing etc.
    • 13. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Examples of Domain Name abuse : cyber and typosquatting around «  microsoft  » in the .fr zone
    • 14. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Examples of Domain Name abuse : WWW resolution of cybersquatted domains (1)
    • 15. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Examples of Domain Name abuse : WWW resolution of cybersquatted domains (2)
    • 16. Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Examples of Domain Name abuse : WWW resolution of cybersquatted domains (3)
    • 17. PHISHING © Université de Genève, http://tecfa.unige.ch/tecfa/teaching/LME/ressources.html phishing is an attempt to fraudulently acquire sensitive information, such as usernames, passwords and credit card details, by masquerading as a trustworthy entity in an electronic communication. eBay, PayPal and online banks are common targets. typically carried out by email, and prompts directs users to enter details at a website, The term is a variant of fishing probably influenced by « phreaking » and alludes to the use of increasingly sophisticated baits used in the hope of a "catch" of financial information and passwords. [Wikipedia] Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
    • 18. The namelessness practice Mr Ano Nymous: http://www.active-domain.com/whois-proof.htm Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
    • 19. A Brand owner metaphysical thoughts: Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 Brands on the Internet: Is it a « no future » type of hopeless situation?
    • 20. A Brand owner expectations for his brands on the Internet Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
      • Carry out business in security on the Internet, be it for mere communication purposes, or for e-commerce
      • Guarantee the existence and efficiency of legal remedies
    • 21. «  et maintenant, que vais-je faire?  » (1) Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008
      • to keep his Domain Portfolio in good health, the Brand owner shall combine ( theory of the 3Ps )
        • P revention (adopt a rational filing policy)
        • P rotection (monitor for abusive 3rd party registrations)
        • P romotion* (online positioning, to insure R.O.I.)
      of his brand/ TM on the Internet * ( more specific to e commerce and B2C )
    • 22. «  et maintenant, que vais-je faire?  » (2) Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008 the Brand owner shall participate and share his experiences and thoughts with his fellow in house IP lawyers in professional associations and their ad hoc Committees: APRAM in France, MARQUES in a EU perspective, INTA on a global level
    • 23. Merci de votre attention! Sylvain Hirsch IP Twins CADNA Forum, Paris, June 25, 2008

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