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UDRP Decisions

| May 25, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tweet Johnson & Johnson Chad Wright tucks.com Complaint denied Hitcents.com Bob Blackard omniprise.com Complaint denie FACI Industries BuyDomains.com, Inventory Management faci.com Transfer Yash Raj Films Private Limited 江苏诚展网络科技有限公司/ JiangSu ChengZhan Network Technology Co., Ltd. yrf.com Complaint denied You can see that some complaints were denied but in the case of a 4ltr domain they lost. [...]

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Feds Tie Themselves In Legal Knots Arguing For Domain Forfeiture In Rojadirecta Case

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tweetfrom the that-makes-no-sense dept If you don’t recall, among the various domains that ICE and the DOJ seized last year were two domains — rojadirecta.com and rojadirecta.org — held by a Spanish company, Puerto 80. After extended negotiations to try to get the government to return the domain names, Puerto 80 finally sued the government to get them back. [...]

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Domain Fakes: Retail roundup: Burberry fakes, J.C. Penney, Fresh & Easy meals

| May 24, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tweet By Shan LiMay 19, 2012, 6:00 a.m. – Luxury retailer Burberry won $180 million in two separate counterfeiting suits against networks of websites selling fake goods. Both suits, filed in federal court in Manhattan, accused knockoff artists of hawking items bearing the Burberry name and signature plaid on sites such as “BurberryOutlet8.com” and “Burberrys-Vision.com.” The [...]

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WIPO Prepares for Launch of New gTLDs while Cybersquatting Cases Continued to Rise WIPO Prepares for Launch of New gTLDs while Cybersquatting Cases Continued to Rise WIPO Prepares for Launch of New gTLDs while Cybersquatting Cases Continued to Rise

| March 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Tweet06-Mar-2012 | Source : AG-IP News | Visits : 441 GENEVA – In 2011, trademark holders filed a record 2,764 cybersquatting cases covering 4,781 domain names with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center (WIPO Center) under procedures based on the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), an increase of 2.5% and 9.4% over the [...]

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Firms fined for ‘typosquatting’ domain names

| February 23, 2012 | 0 Comments

TweetTwo companies which used “typosquatting” to mislead customers have been fined £100,000 each. A typosquatted site is one which poses as a well-known website and takes advantage of customers who miss-type the web address. These companies register domain names that are similar to a brand (in this case ‘Wikapedia’ and ‘Twtter’) and then target users who accidentally [...]

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Sedo’s Troubles Adding Up

| May 19, 2011 | 0 Comments

TweetCambridge- The world’s top Internet Domain Name broker, Sedo has had a lawsuit filed against them in California alleging that the cancelled sale of women.com and women.net for $1 million was breach of contract. Done! Ventures LCC, a California company focused on women and their networks, sued NBC Universal and its iVillage Inc. subsidiary last [...]

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