THE DEFENSE OF LACHES IN DOMAIN NAME CASES

In Ormsby v. Barrett, No. 07-5305 (W.D. Wash. Jan. 2, 2008), a federal court found that laches may be a defense to a domain name challenge, as long as there is some form of prejudice to the defendant.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Can the laches defense be relied upon in all instances of delayed suits?
What other grounds exist for denying a laches defense?
On what grounds does World Intellectual Property Office deny the laches defense?

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