Some extensions require to be a resident of a specific country or to own a business.If you don’t qualify yourself, it may be tempting to own the domains to use the services of a third party. However, is it the … Read More
The UDRP is the procedure that is used when someone wants to complain about the rights to a domain.While it was established by ICANN, there are several companies that share the disputes.Each of those companies select a panel to study … Read More
Disney, a major media company, filed a domain dispute case requesting for 41 domain names to be transferred to Disney as they were all very similar to trademarks Disney has registered with the United States Patent and Trademark Office.
Google, the American public corporation,has lost an arbitration over the domain name Groovle.com. Google contended in the complaint that the dispute domain name is confusingly similar to its trademark. Small Canadian start-up claims victory.
The City of Paris has recently filled a lawsuit against the owner of Paris.org, who has owned the domain since 1995. A UDRP dispute would not be effective, as the domain is not parked or being used in bad faith, … Read More
Louis Vuitton Moet Hennessy (LVMH), in particular Louis Vuitton Malletier, commonly known as Louis Vuitton or LV for short, recently filed a complaint with WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center for the domain: go-vuitton.com LV is a large international French fashion … Read More
With the amount of traffic that is generated everyday from people missepelling common brands, it may be tempting to register lots of domains containing words such as startbucks, macdonad or micosoft.While this strategy used to prove successful when domain names … Read More
Domain hijacking is the process of transferring ownership of a domain name without the permission of the registrant (domain owner). This is usually done by hacking into their registrar account or tricking them into giving away their password, by pretending … Read More
A Miami lawyer has filed a class-action lawsuit against domain name auction site SnapNames.com, after the company announced that a former employee was bidding against potential customers in domain name auctions. Attorney Santiago Cueto filed the lawsuit Monday in Miami-Dade … Read More
Do you run a business that holds a trademark? Have you gone to yourbusiness.com, only to find someone else has registered the domain? If the domain is parked or is for sale, this may be what is known as ‘cybersquatting’. … Read More