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More Big Brand Fails; As Bang On Trademarked Domains Continue To Drop To Third Parties

February 22nd, 2015 Comments off
This is another post in a continuing series on how big brands are missing and allowing third parties the opportunity to register domain names that are bang on domain names dealing with well known and trademarked products. These are not typo’s. They are domain names of trademark products. These are just some of the domains […]
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Cremation.com Sues Cremations.com, Sold By FMA For TM Infringement & Seeks Transfer of Domain

February 10th, 2015 Comments off
In a pretty unusual case, Directors Advantage, Inc., of Clinton NC, owner of the domain name Cremation.com filed a federal lawsuit yesterday against Cremations.com, for cybersquatting under the Federal Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d), “stemming from wide-ranging aggressive, unethical, and unlawful sales practices and bad faith actions of the registrant of CREMATIONS.COM […]
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Good.com Files Federal Lawsuit For Trademark Infringement Against Good.co

January 28th, 2015 Comments off
Good Technology Corporation and Good Technology Software, Inc. (collectively, “Good”) which operates Good.com, filed a federal lawsuit against Good.Co, Inc. in the United States District Court for the Northern District of California yesterday for trademark infringement and volition of the ACPA. Here are the highlights: Good was founded in 1996 and is headquartered in Sunnyvale, […]
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Trademark Holders Make Cybersquatting Profitable By Failing To Act: BentleyMotorCars.com 9 Years Old

January 21st, 2015 Comments off
We have mentioned before that when it comes to the levels of  cybersquatting trademark holders have to share the blame by creating the ecosystem for high profits for those registering bang on trademark infringing domains and allowing them to be very profitabily parked for many year before taking action Today we see another one such […]

Domain Holder Who Loses UDRP, Files Federal Court Case Over DirectorsChoice.com

January 8th, 2015 Comments off
Back in late December we wrote about the domain name DirectorsChoice.com which was lost in our opinion in a very bad UDRP decision. Today the domain holder, Russ Smith, pro se, filed a federal lawsuit in the United States District Court For The District Of New Jersey pursuant to Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (“ACPA”) 15 […]
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Yes Max Hardcore Will Be Bidding On MaxHardcore.com: “I’m Gonna Take It Back”

December 29th, 2014 Comments off
The porn star and producer Max Hardcore told XBIZ.com that he would be be bidding on the upcoming expired domain name auction of MaxHardcore.com. Over the weekend we wrote that the domain name MaxHardcore.com was in pending delete/renewal status and already had multiple backorders at Namejet.com The domain name is presently owned by the Department […]

Md.Org Lawsuit Withdrawn: Domain Is Transferred

December 23rd, 2014 Comments off
Last year we wrote about a lawsuit over the domain name MD.org which sold for a NameJet.com record selling price of  $555,650.00 to the high bidder ID of ‘Winters” In April of 2013 Namejet.comm along with the Seller of the domain Privacy LLC, (Privacy), filed a lawsuit against several parties for non-payment of the winning […]
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Aeropostale Wins 1st Uniform Rapid Suspension Appeal On Aeropostale.Uno

December 21st, 2014 Comments off
The clothing company Aeropostale has won what we believe is the first appeal of a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) proceeding. Back in April a URS examiner  Alan L. Limbury,denied the Complaint of  Aeropostale Procurement Company on the domain name aeropostale.uno finding that “Complainant here submitted with its complaint copies of the certificates of registration of […]
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Aeropostale Wins 1st Uniform Rapid Suspension Appeal On Aeropostale.Uno

December 21st, 2014 Comments off
The clothing company Aeropostale has won what we believe is the first appeal of a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) proceeding. Back in April a URS examiner  Alan L. Limbury,denied the Complaint of  Aeropostale Procurement Company on the domain name aeropostale.uno finding that “Complainant here submitted with its complaint copies of the certificates of registration of […]
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Godaddy Sued For $50 Million By Russian Millionaire Konstantin Malofeev

December 17th, 2014 Comments off
According to Courthousenews.com, GoDaddy.com has been sued for $50 million by A Russian millionaire claiming Godaddy defamed him by hosting a number of websites that accuse him of fraud. Konstantin Malofeev sued GoDaddy, Domains by Proxy and John Doe – the anonymous operator of the websites – on Dec. 14 Malofeev claims he is a […]
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