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Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Loses 1st Uniform Rapid Suspension on EOS.Blackfriday

July 29th, 2015 Comments off
Frank Schilling North Sound Names has lost its first Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) on the domain name North Sound Names registered almost 208,000 domain names Uniregistry new gTLD’s and marks the first time North Sound has lost a domain name in a URS or a UDRP. Due to the ruling the domain registration will […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation Tells ICANN Not To Extend URS To .Travel

June 13th, 2015 Comments off
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EEF) has filed a comment with ICANN objecting to the Extension of Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) to .Travel Domains. “The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, […]
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Prudential Denied URS On Despite Trademark & Parked Page

May 30th, 2015 Comments off
The Prudential Insurance Company of America just lost the attempt to get the new gTLD domain name suspended through a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) proceeding. The domain owner is Mark Jeftovic of Toronto. The Examiner Antonina Pakharenko-Anderson, denied relief to Prudential despite having a trademark going back to 1986 for financial services and the […]
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ICA Sounds The Alarm: Tell ICANN No to URS at .Travel – Or It Will Travel to .Com

May 21st, 2015 Comments off
Phil Corwin of the Internet Commerce Association (the “ICA)  just published a post,  sounding a very loud alarm, to head off what would be the first step that would make all .Com domain name subject to the Uniform Rapid Suspension Policy (URS) which allows “trademark holders” to go after domain names. To remind everyone the […]

If At First You Don’t Succeed: Skx.Science Suspended in URS on 2nd Try

May 5th, 2015 Comments off
I believe we have a first, a domain name has been order suspended by a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) examiner after a complain on the same domain was rejected by another examiner a month earlier In the first URS filed over the domain name, Skechers U.S.A., lost its attempt to get the domain suspended […]
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.US Domains Are Subject To Being Suspended Under The URS

April 9th, 2015 Comments off
I’m not sure when .US domain names became subject to the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) policy but it seems they are. Actually ICANN site on the URS specifically  says that .US domain names are not subject to the URS Technically the decision is a usRS for the .usTLD Rapid Suspension System (the “Rules”). In the […]
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Skechers Loses URS Bid To Have The Domain Suspended

April 7th, 2015 Comments off
Skechers just lost its bid to have the domain name suspended in a Uniform Resolution Proceeding (URS) and the domain holder a Joel Williams did not even respond. Skechers was represented by Kleinberg & Lerner, LLP of Los Angeles, CA, The examiner Luz Helena Villamil Jimenez, found although Skechers had a trademark in the […]
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Trademark Holder of Dana & Spicer Loses URS On &; Told To File A UDRP

February 5th, 2015 Comments off
Car parts manufacturer, Dana Limited of Maumee, Ohio, just lost a URS on the domain names and which are owned by of Blue Island, Illinois. Dana has a federally registered trademark on both the terms DANA and SPICER. The examiner Anne M. Wallace found despite owning the trademark Dana did “not established […]
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Worst URS Decision of 2015: Telethon.Club Ordered Suspended On Complaint Of French TM Holder

January 12th, 2015 Comments off
The Association Francaise Contre Les Myopathies of Evry, France has won a Uniform Rapid Suspension on the seemingly very generic domain name Telethon.Club The Examiner Ahmet Akguloglu, who received the Complaint on January 6th issued the decision today January 12th although the domain was just registered on December 9th. Here are the finding of Facts: […]
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Nissan Loses Its 2nd Domain Proceeding In a Row on New gTLD

December 25th, 2014 Comments off
Nissan has lost the 2nd URS in the last three days after winning 10 in a row. This time Nissan lost the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) on the domain name The examiner Kendall C. Reed held: “The Respondent holds the domain name as inventory, which is not inherently wrongful and can represent a legitimate […]
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