Noteworthy Domain Name Decisions for 2016

3044867827_6e619a0f80_mWe are only in first quarter of 2016 and already there have been several landmark decisions in the area of domain naming. An excellent example is the January 27, 2016 case Diamond Trust Consultancy (UK) Limited v. Kim, James. In this litigation, the court ruled that “registrations of lapsed or abandoned domain names returned to the general pool are not vulnerable to forfeiture simply because by happenstance the names correspond to trademarks…”. To learn more about this and other important domain name rulings in 2016, read the summary by Gerald M. Levine, author of Domain Name Arbitration.