At the end of the course students should be able to:
understand the basic concepts of trademark law;
understand and apply both substantive and procedural provisions governing alternative dispute resolution;
write a complaint against a cybersquatter under Uniform Domain-name Dispute Resolution Policy;
wirte a response to a complaint under Uniform Domain-name Dispute Resolution Policy;
The student will be able to write and submit an electronic complaint or response in the framework of the UDRP.
The student will be able to apply the provisions of administrative, civil, EU and international law to problems related to domains, internet marketing and internet governance.
2. Domain name, System of domain names, domain name market
3. Legal nature of domain names, Transfers of domain names, Abusive use of domain names Cybersquatting,
4. Domain names and IP - Introduction to IP in general
5. Domain names and IP - Cybersquatting and violation of intellectual property
6. Cybersquatting in light of unfair competition
7. Domain disputes
8. Alternative dispute resoultion in generic TLD
9. EU domain
10. ADR in .eu domain
11. Simulated UDRP arbitration
12. Simulated UDRP arbitration
Students will have to take part in a simulated UDRP procedure as complainants, defendants or panelists. They have to submit their complaint/response/decision (4-8 pages long) in writing and present their work in the class.
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