A domain name is a mark which is user-friendly alternate for an IP address. We advise our clients on common domain name issues, and how to combat cyber-squatting & internet piracy, as well as represent clients in domain name dispute resolution forums (ICANN).
Domain Name Registration:
The domain name is an internet resource or string of a text that is universally understood by the web servers and a user-friendly alternate for an IP address.
Benefits of registering domain name:
The registration of Domain name not only add credibility to your business/trade or services but also gives you a separate and prominent identity and quick accessed opportunity through web searching. It accelerates visibility, builds unique identity, displays your professionalism and improves growth worldwide.
A domain name may be registered as a trademark for mentioned goods or services.
The applicant shall show that he offers goods or services via internet using the domain name, in the form of specimen showing the use of the domain name as a source of identifier.
The provisions of the ordinance for acceptance, registration and opposition as they apply to trademark shall also apply to the domain names.
Laws and rules:
Domain names come under the trademark ordinance, 2001.
Term and renewal:
Domain name is registered for a period of five (05) years and further has to be renewed for more five(05) years.
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