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Molson Loses Cybersquatting Judgment and Ordered to Pay Attorney’s Fees in the Ontario Superior Court After Previously Winning Arbitration Domain Name Dispute

Thursday, August 12th, 2010

This case flies in the face of a seemingly growing trend in cybersquatting domain name disputes. More often than not, when a large company challenges ownership of a domain name that bears the company’s trademark somewhere in the web address that company is awarded the ‘infringing’ domain name. Actually, this is exactly what happened initially in the dispute over ownership of www.Canadian.biz.

cybersquatting and domain name dispute caseThe norm in recent court rulings involving internet litigation has been to reinforce a trend in cybersquatting disputes being decided in favor of large companies. Following are some examples of representative of this trend;

* ArcelorMittal Awarded 5 Cybersquatted Domain Names in WIPO Arbitration Proceeding

* Metropark USA Wins Default ‘in rem’ Cybersquatting Judgment 

* Verizon’s Landmark Cybersquatting Victories in the US Courts 

* BMEZine Contests Ownership BME.com

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