Continuing Legal Education (CLE)
Introduction to Domain Name Disputes
September 27, 2018 12:30 PM to 1:30 PM (Eastern Daylight Time)
Becoming familiar with domain name disputes requires an understanding of a lengthy list of abbreviations. Please join this webinar for an introduction to the domain name registration process, types of cybersquatting, and the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP). The impact of top-level domains (TLD) and the EU’s General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) on ICANN’s “whois” database also will be discussed.A presentation from the Education Committee's Law School Outreach Program Subcommittee programming series, "From theory to practice: Connecting the classroom to real life practice."
Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, LLP | Domain Name Specialist / AttorneyJonathan Uffelman practices trademark, domain name, and Internet law. In particular, he works on a broad range of Internet and cyber law issues, including on-line brand enforcement and the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) proceedings. Jonathan was the 2015 Burton Award Winner for Distinguished Legal Writing.
Nancy J. Mertzel
Mertzel Law PLLC | Principal and FounderNancy Mertzel has more than 25 years of experience protecting brand names, products, content and technology. Nancy's broad litigation experience includes numerous copyright, trademark, trade dress, unfair competition and trade secret disputes. She regularly litigates matters involving source code and technology, and has successfully handled cutting edge cases involving the scope of copyright protection in source code and data. For example, on behalf of a leading bank and big box retailer, she successfully defeated a claim of copyright in numbers. She also handles trademark infringement cases, "failed systems" disputes between developers and licensees, trade secret cases involving software, entertainment industry disputes, and recovery of domain names.