WIPO Rules On jackass.com 18/02/2009 by Intellectual Property Watch Leave a Comment Print This Post It is often unfortunate to see what the public servants of the World Intellectual Property Organization domain name arbitration centre must sift through to make decisions on internet name disputes, which generally reflect consumer tastes. In this case, media industry giant Viacom lost its fight for the rights to jackass.com, which corresponds to its low-life television programme about foolish things people do. Indeed. Read the WIPO decision here. Related Articles: US Court Rules TV Streaming Service Does Not Violate Copyright Law Berlin Court Rules Facebook Violates User Rights WIPO Working Group To Reconsider Rules On Appellations Of Origin "WIPO Rules On jackass.com" by Intellectual Property Watch is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 4.0 International License.