On July 16, 2013, the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center issued a panel opinion on an objection brought by Pinterest, Inc. (“Pinterest”), the San Francisco-based creator of the social media platform Pinterest, under the New gTLD Dispute Resolution Procedure.
Our readers are probably familiar with the common top-level domains, such as .com and .gov. In 2012, companies could apply for a new top-level domain that was not so restricted, and could be almost anything. These new “generic” top-level domains, or gTLDs, can be names, words in the dictionary, the applicant’s own trademarks, etc. The owner of a new … Continue Reading