Cybersquatting Trademark Attacks Hit All-Time High

Law360, New York (March 16, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- Companies and individuals that hold some of the most prominent trademarks on the Web — including eBay Inc. and Coca-Cola Co. — were the subject of a record number of attacks from so-called cybersquatters in 2008, according to new statistics released by the World Intellectual Property Organization.

WIPO, a United Nations agency responsible for creating policy and monitoring intellectual property around the world, reported that its Arbitration and Mediation Center received a record 2,329 complaints under its Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy in 2008, an...
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