Argentina: Domain Name And Trademark Disputes. Trademarks Owners Privileged, Even Absent Finding Of Bad Faith In The Domain Name Registrant. Should Not Be Advisable To Adopt The Udrp Policy?

Even when the dot.com bubble may have shattered, no doubt that the Internet is a powerful tool for companies seeking to communicate products and image to current and prospective customers. And still seems that the best way to have presence in the web is registering a domain name that is identical to the trademark or to the term by which the company is known. But while trademarks rights are held with respect to particular classes of goods and services, e-commerce has caused that similar, even identical, trademarks are registered with respect to different goods and services. Following is the Argentinean policy regarding domain names vs. trademarks.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

What has been the Argentinean’s Courts approach to cases in which domain names and trademarks are at issue?
Is this feasible? Can every trademark owner have a domain name identical to its trademark?

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