Difference Between the ACPA and UDRP

Difference Between the ACPA and UDRP The Anti Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) and the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP) are the two primary means for providing legal solutions to trademark issues that may arise over the registration of domain names 

Similar evidence is examined under an ACPA proceeding, but with potentially more severe consequences. Actual damages may be determined in accordance to the specific case, or alternately may be imposed between the statutory limits of $1000 and $10,000. Both UDRP and ACPA services may potentially be sought. A complainant or domain name owner who do not secure the desired result from a UDRP ruling, may turn to ACPA to overrule the decision by UDRP. A domain name owner has within ten days of the UDRP ruling.

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