Clear-Cut Petronas Ruling Good News For Registrars

Law360, New York (December 17, 2013, 5:41 PM EST) -- In ruling that Malaysia’s national oil company couldn't sue Internet domain registrar GoDaddy Inc. for contributory cybersquatting, the Ninth Circuit issued a straightforward opinion that will make make life less stressful for registrars.

Bringing a claim of secondary cybersquatting against a registrar like GoDaddy has always been much tougher than bringing a direct claim against the entity actually using the suspect URL. But some district courts had wobbled on whether such a cause of action existed in the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act — allowing a few...
To view the full article, register now.

UK Financial Services

UK Financial Services

Read Our Latest UK Financial Services Coverage

Financial Services Law360 UK provides breaking news and analysis on the financial sector. Coverage includes UK and European Union policy, enforcement, and litigation involving banks, asset management firms, and other financial services organizations.