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The Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act: An Analysis of the Decisions from the Courts of Appeals

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Sue Ann Mota

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VOL. XXI • Spring 2003 • NO. 3 (table of contents)

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Abstract:

This article examines the published decisions of the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Sixth, and Ninth Circuit Courts of Appeals in which there have been interpretations of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (APCA). The article provides summaries of all cases interpreting the ACPA at the time of writing. These cases include: Sportyís Farm L.L.C. v. Sportmanís Market, Inc.; Northern Light Technology, Inc. v. Northern Lights Club; Sallen v. Corinthians Licenciamentos LTDA; Shields v. Zuccarini; Virtual Works, Inc. v. Volkswagen of America, Inc.; People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals v. Doughney; Porsche Cars North America, Inc. v. Porsche.net; Harrods Limited v. Sixty Internet Domain Names; Bird v. Parsons; and Interstellar Starship Services, Ltd. v. Epix, Inc. Analyses of the Courtsí various applications of the APCA are also included.

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