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See CMA 1990 s.1 above
Cybersquatting is not a specific offence in the UK, but the English courts have creatively used trade mark law to procure offences for trade mark infringement, passing off, or potentially harassment/libel. See British Telecommunications Plc v One in a Million Ltd [1999] 1 W.L.R. 903 (which has been followed by the Scottish courts).

Provided By:
Rupert Casey and Martin Sloan: Macfarlanes LLP (England/Wales)/Brodies LLP (Scotland)