Latest UN's World Intellectual Property Organization Stories

2009-03-16 14:35:00

The UN's World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) reported 2,329 cases of cybersquatting complaints in 2008, representing an eight percent increase compared to 2007 figures. The WIPO reported a record number of cybersquatting "“ the practice of abusing trademarks within the domain name system "“ last year. Meanwhile the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is set to increase the number of new generic Top Level Domain (gTLDs), which could add to the...

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