UDRP 101 For Single Domain Disputes

UDRP Calendar Day 1:   COMPLAINT FILED Day 20: RESPONSE DUE Day 25: COMPLAINANT’S ADDITIONAL SUBMISSION (optional) DAY 30: RESPONDENT’S REPLY (optional) DAY 35: PANEL APPOINTED DAY 49: PANEL DECISION DAY 52: COMMUNICATION TO PARTIES DAY 62: DOMAIN NAME TRANSFERRED IF COMPLAINANT SUCCESSFUL Principal Arbitration Providers National Arbitration Forum (NAF) World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO)…

In the Courts: Yelp, Gripe and Defendant Balsam

Yelp Faces Class Actions Over Extortion Claims Yelp faces two separate class actions for offering to bury bad user reviews for businesses who bought advertising and deleting positive reviews for businesses that did not.  Legal commentators are uncertain if the claim has legs, but the facts could be enough to persuade a judge to find…