Domain name and copyright abuses continue to be a thorn in the side of many companies. Whether the perpetrator is a competitor, a disgruntled employee, or a scam artist, these abuses can hurt your company’s business and reputation. Courts continue to struggle with balancing First Amendment principles against a company’s right to protect its intellectual property. What should you be doing to protect yourself in the wild worldwide Web? We will present a refresher course on the evolution of these issues and discuss best practices for:
- Dealing with gripe and satire sites
- Preventing cybersquatting and other unfair competition
- Recognizing and avoiding domain name scams
- Evaluating options and remedies
- Provisions your franchise agreement should contain
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