Outside Publication

Are Registrars the Modern Cybersquatters?: Investigating Contributory Liability Under the ACPA, New York Intellectual Property Law Association Bulletin

October/November 2014

In January 2012, The Internet Corporation For Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) opened the application process for registration of new generic top-level domain names (gTLDs). 

When it announced the planned expansion, the launch was met with mixed anticipation and approbation. The increase in online use made growth necessary, but rightsholders in particular were uneasy about the means that ICANN might use to implement the expansion.

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