Domain law protects any name(s) you register as either an individual or a business. At the time of registration, your contact details are recorded in order to prevent disputes arising from domain name clashes. Although all domains must be unique it is possible to register similar domains or make bulk purchases, e.g. in the case of companies intending to sell them on at a later date. Domain disputes most commonly occur when somebody registers a domain name that is very similar to your own or commits so-called cybersquatting, i.e. registering, trafficking in, or using a domain name with intent to profit from the goodwill of a trademark belonging to somebody else….
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