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Misrepresentation in UDRP Proceeding Violates ACPA

Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings are easy to bring, and, some say, easy to abuse.  One recent case, if the plaintiff’s allegations are true, illustrates the latter point.  Misrepresenting, in a UDRP proceeding, the nature of a web site allegedly using an infringing domain name gave rise to a civil action under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act for injunctive...

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