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Domain Name Disputes

We provide searches and clearance opinions in respect of availability for use, exclusive use and registration of trade-dress, trade-names, company names, domain names, gTLDs and ccTLDs based on the TM Office search, MCA database search and online investigations.

We assist our clients in obtaining registrations for trade-dress, trade-names, company names and domain names, placing back-orders for domain names, etc.

We represent our clients in opposition and rectification proceedings involving trade-dress, company name rectification proceedings, domain name disputes (under UDRP and INDRP) before WIPO, NAF and NIXI for transfer or cancellation of infringing domain names.

We advise and assist clients in strategizing and initiating enforcement actions including issuing legal notices (cease and desist cum demand letters), conducting on-site investigations, registering marks with custom authorities to prevent import of infringing products, conducting negotiations, etc.

We assist and represent our clients in court litigation concerning infringement and passing off actions involving company names, trade-names, domain names etc. and have successful track record in obtaining injunctions, damages and other civil and criminal remedies.

We regularly counsel clients and review franchising agreements, joint-venture agreements, co-branding agreements, etc. involving the use and registration of company names, domain names, logos, trade-dress etc.

We advise clients on valuation of trademarks for licensing, assignment and transmission, payment of stamp duty, etc. and assist in obtaining clearance from TM Office for company name registration.

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