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Cybersquatting & Banking: How Financial Services Industry Can Protect Itself Online (Webinar)

Businesses in the financial services sector are among the most frequent targets of cybersquatters. In this free webinar, I will be joining Craig Schwartz of fTLD Registry Services to provide important information about how domain name fraud is affecting the financial services industries, including banking and insurance, and what businesses and consumers can do to protect themselves online. While some new top-level domains (such as fTLD’s .BANK and .INSURANCE) provide protection for trademark owners, the availability of nearly 1,000 new TLDs is also creating new opportunities for cybersquatters.

As recent news reports indicate, online banking scams are leading to multi-million-dollar losses, so the need has never been greater to safeguard the future of conducting financial transactions on the Internet.

This webinar will explain how trademark owners in the financial services industry (and other frequently targeted business sectors)—as well as anyone who interacts with these industries online—can proactively protect themselves against cybersquatting and use important rights protection mechanisms such as the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) to respond to online attacks.

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Further Details About This Webinar Below:

“Cybersquatting and Banking: How the Financial Services Industry Can Protect Itself Online”

Presented by
Dough Isenberg, Founder of the The GigaLaw Firm &
Craig Schwartz of fTLD Registry Services

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
1:00 - 2:00 p.m. Eastern Time

Click Here to Register

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About the Presenters:

Doug Isenberg, founder of The GigaLaw Firm, has been called “a whiz on all things to do with Internet law and domain names” (World’s Leading Trademark Professionals) and “an international authority on Internet law” (Atlanta Business Chronicle). He has filed the largest domain name dispute ever; assisted clients with seven-figure domain name purchases and sales; and regularly helps clients enforce their rights via important legal tools and advice.

Doug’s legal practice has focused on Internet law and domain name disputes for two decades, and he serves as an arbitrator or panelist for the leading domain name dispute providers, including the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) and the Forum (formerly the National Arbitration Forum).

Craig Schwartz, managing director of fTLD Registry Services (.BANK and .INSURANCE), is responsible for developing the organization’s strategic response to ICANN’s generic Top-Level Domain (gTLD) program and leads the team in achieving fTLD’s mission and objectives. Previously, Craig served as ICANN’s chief gTLD registry liaison.

By Doug Isenberg, Attorney & Founder of The GigaLaw Firm

Learn more by visiting The GigaLaw Firm website. Doug Isenberg also maintains a blog here.

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