Domain-Name Disputes & Cybersquatting2019-02-06T15:38:31-04:00

PROTECTING YOUR DOMAIN NAME

Protecting your website domain starts the minute you choose it.

Cybersquatting — the practice of buying up website addresses, or domain names, that sound startlingly similar to well-known brand names — is officially its own smarmy industry. I’ll help you keep “trademark trolls” at bay with proven domain protection strategies.

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DOMAIN-NAME DISPUTES + CYBERSQUATTING, DECODED

What is cybersquatting?2018-12-14T17:14:14-04:00

Cybersquatting is the practice of buying up website addresses, or domain names, that sound startlingly similar to well-known brand names.

Who’s at risk for cybersquatting?2018-12-14T17:13:51-04:00

Aside from the obvious (celebrities and their kids and politicians) well-known CEOs, gurus, and brands could become the target of cybersquatting.

How can I prevent this from happening?2019-01-15T11:12:39-04:00

The first step is trademarking your business name and domain name. Step two is securing all potential domain names and setting up a system for monitoring your domain names and your brand.

How can an IP attorney help me with domain-name disputes and cybersquatting?2019-01-15T11:12:45-04:00

In an ideal world, we would begin protecting your domain name at the very beginning. However, many of my clients seek my counsel once they realize the domain name they want has already been purchased. I can help you take the proper steps to see whether it’s possible to get the domain name you want and keep it protected going forward.

International IP Protection

If you need to take your IP business plan or strategy international, I’ll collaborate with foreign firms to make sure your patents, copyrights, trademarks, and domain names are legally protected anywhere and everywhere.

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