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Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA)

Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA)

Learn about issues regarding internet rights and their protection under the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), beginning with the ACPA’s history and background, jurisdiction, and claim filings.

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The Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, or ACK-PA, provides a cause of action for “cybersquatting,” which is the unauthorized registration or use of a trademark as a domain name that results in fraud or confusion, impairs electronic commerce, or deprives trademark owners of substantial revenues and goodwill.  ACPA Section 2.  Unlike the UDRP from our last lesson, the ACPA provides a cause of action in federal district court and allows for injunctive relief and statutory...

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