As UDRP Filings Hit Record Levels, WIPO Guidelines Expand

Posted March 31st, 2011

2010 was a good year for WIPO as UDRP filings rose 28% above those filed in 2009 thanks in part to paperless filing options as well as legal index and overview services. Since the launch of the UDRP process in 1999, the WIPO center has received over 20,000 UDRP cases with the top five areas of WIPO complainant activity in ”retail, banking and finance, biotechnology and pharmaceuticals, Internet and IT, and fashion”.

WIPO have also just released a major OVERVIEW of the process full of new additions and amendments to reflect the changing Internet ecosystem.

Click HERE for more information.

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