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Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP)

Study the mandatory arbitration procedures involved with trademark-domain name disputes on the Internet under the Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP).


The Uniform Dispute Resolution Policy, or the U-D-R-P, is a mandatory arbitration provision that governs domain name disputes.  Through this procedure, trademark owners can stop trademark infringers from using domain names that are confusing similar to the owners’ trademark.  The winner of a UDRP proceeding can have the disputed domain name cancelled or transferred in the trademark owners’ name.

The UDRP has its own set of rules and procedures completely separate from actions...

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