Having written the only book focussed on UK domain name law and handled dozens of disputes, we are uniquely well positioned to help you resolve your domain name issue.
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We cannot cover every type of domain name dispute in this introduction to our services. However, you may find the Weblaw Typical Domain Name dispute page useful.
In all domain name dispute cases, background information is vital. You need to know when the registration was made, by whom, if there are associated registered trademarks and how long the website has been active. Although precedent is not binding in the Domain Name Dispute Resolution services offered by different registrars, it may be instructive to see if the other party has a history of such activities and what gudance can be obtained from past decisions.
- “whois” (who is the current owner of domain name):
- Past history of websites – the Wayback Machine
- Past domain name decisions
- Corresponding trademark ownership (important in cases where registered trademark involved) – Trade Mark Enquiry page at UK Intellectual Property Office
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