Cybersquatting and Domain Name Disputes on the Rise

Statistics from the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) reveal that the organisations handled 2,764 cyber squatting cases in 2011 covering 4,781 domain names, an increase of 2.5 per cent and 9.4 per cent over those reported in 2010 and 2009. WIPO found in favour of 88 per cent of those who raised a grievance.

Why are trends in these kinds of dispute rising?

Transatlantic lawyers Jonathan Armstrong and Eric Sinrod from Duane Morris LLP discuss their concerns...