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TRADEMARK AND/OR COPYRIGHT INFRINGEMENT POLICY

I.  Overview of Trademark and/or Copyright Infringement Policy

Domains By Proxy, LLC (“DBP”) supports the protection of intellectual property rights.  Whether you are the holder of a trademark, service mark or copyright, DBP is committed to helping you protect your legal rights.  Therefore, we have established the following policies for considering trademark and/or copyright infringement claims.

II. Trademark and Copyright Claim Initiation

A.  Domain name infringes a trademark

If you believe that a domain name utilizing DBP’s service infringes your (or your client’s) trademark or service mark rights, please complete our Claim Form, whichrequires you to provide:

  • First and last name, email address, and telephone number of the trademark owner
  • The name of the trademark and the federal trademark registration number
  • The country where the trademark is registered
  • A good faith statement, under penalty of perjury, from either the trademark holder or an authorized representative of the trademark holder stating that the use of the trademark by the alleged infringer (i) infringes the trademark holder’s rights and (ii) is not defensible.

B.   Website content infringes a trademark

If you believe that a website associated with a domain name utilizing DBP’s service contains content that infringes your (or your client’s) trademark or service mark rights, please complete our Claim Form, which requires you to provide: 

  • First and last name, email address, and telephone number of the trademark owner
  • The name of the trademark and the federal trademark registration number
  • The country where the trademark is registered
  • The exact URL where the allegedly infringing content is located
  • A good faith statement, under penalty of perjury, from either the trademark holder or an authorized representative of the trademark holder, stating that the use of the trademark by the alleged infringer (i) infringes the trademark holder’s rights and (ii) is not defensible.

C.  Website content infringes a copyright

If you believe that a website associated with a domain name utilizing DBP’s services contains material that infringes your (or your client’s) bona fide copyright, please complete our Claim Form.  That form requires you to provide:

  • First and last name, email address, and telephone number of the copyright owner
  • The federal copyright registration number, if applicable
  • The country where the copyright is registered
  • The exact URL where the copyrighted content is located (if applicable)
  • The exact URL where the infringing copyrighted content is located
  • A good faith statement, under penalty of perjury, from either the copyright holder or an authorized representative of the copyright holder, stating that the use of the copyright content by the alleged infringer (i) infringes the copyright holder’s rights and (ii) is not defensible.

III.  Claim Processing

Upon receipt of a complete Claim Form as set forth in Section II A – C above, as well as any additional supporting information which DBP may, in its discretion, request from the complaining party, DBP will initiate a claim investigation.