28 Jun '18, 1pm

UDRP after GDPR: challenges without Whois

Lack of public Whois makes filing a UDRP a two-step process. GDPR is impacting the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Policy process. Without public Whois, companies that believe someone is cybersquatting on their domain might have to “go blind” into a UDRP filing; they won’t know who the domain name registrant is. This is one of the things World Intellectual Property Organization is grappling with, and it has an FAQ for complainants that explains how this works. Once a complaint is filed, WIPO gets the registrant’s information from the registrar and passes it along to the complainant. The complainant has a chance to amend its complaint at this point. The complainant can also drop the case at this point based on what it learns about the registrant. According to WIPO, 20% of cases are settled before a panelist is assigned to a case. (I suspect most of these are cases in which the ...

Full article: https://domainnamewire.com/2018/06/28/udrp-after-gdpr-cha...

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