December 26, 2008

How much does cybersquatting a trademark cost?

$ 50,000 per name in the United States: The telecommunications company Verizon won $ 33.2 million in a lawsuit against OnlineNic, which registered 663 addresses like, and (New-York Times).
This does not beat the French record of FF 1,000,000 (€ 152,000) over the name (French ruling of 1999).