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Sale of Uber.com #domain could have made history at #Uber IPO time

Sale of Uber.com #domain could have made history at #Uber IPO time

May 14, 2019 · SPECIAL REPORT

Universal Music sold the domain name Uber.com to the now popular car hailing company, Uber, when it was still a startup in 2010. At the time, the company’s name was still UberCab. Until now, no financial records on the transaction were available; Michael Jackson, an American investor, made an... [Read more]

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Domain News: May 20, 2019 - 3:23 pmdomain-law

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Next viral #domain : Help me, I need a #Lamborghini !

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A Mann with a #domain business plan

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Video King : Rick Schwartz’s latest #domain registrations hint of new ventures

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The Domain King, Rick Schwartz, has taken Twitter by storm by sharing videos carrying his domainer wisdom. Our favorite one, “back pocket“, is one of many such videos that Rick shares, a few months after returning to Twitter. Rick...

RIP #GrumpyCat, .com is parked at #Sedo

Domain News: May 17, 2019 - 12:42 pmdomain-news

Tardar Sauce, also known as Grumpy Cat, recently passed at the age of 7 from UTI complications. Since 2012, the owners of this cat whose permanent frown spawned countless memes, used her likeness on licensed merchandise and products. Grenade...

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UDRP result: Transfer domain. When you get no legal representation in a UDRP, chances are you’d lose the domain. In the case of Consep.com, a domain registered in 2008, the Complainant’s trademark registration is four years...

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