Typosquatting

Typosquatting is a form of cybersquatting that relies on typing mistakes entered by users seeking a particular website. 

An example of typosquatting would by typing “gogle.com” into an address bar instead of “google.com” and being directed to a website not owned by Google.

Typosquatting allows cybersquatters to profit off the goodwill, name, or trademark of a company. Often, typosquatters seek to hold the domain names for ransom, seeking to sell the misspelled domain names for a huge profit.
If you believe that you or your company has fallen victim to typosquatting, Andrew Cabasso | Attorney At Law can help you.

Andrew Cabasso | Attorney At Law handles cybersquatting cases and domain name disputes. Domain name disputes are typically resolved using the Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy (UDRP) process with ICANN, the international organization that manages domains. Another avenue for resolution is the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, a U.S. federal law enacted to protect trademark holders from cybersquatters seeking to profit off others’ names.