The news of Retweet.com selling for a quarter of a million dollars on Flippa, six months ago, came as an indication that start-ups are willing to invest serious money in domaining and social media. As we mentioned back then, the existing trademark applications at the USPTO complicated things about which company – other than Twitter [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It seems like yesterday when I watched, a kid still, Pelé’s farewell demonstration soccer match on TV. New York Cosmos played New York Santos on October 1, 1977 – a game that featured legendary Brazilian soccer player Edison Arantes do Nascimento, or Pelé to the rest of the world. Cosmos won 2-1 with a goal [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Executive summary: This is a tale of two identical trademarks, one for a soccer ball and one for wine. And while the oldest one is for the wine, it’s being used on the web against the ball’s rights. Jabulani means “to celebrate” in the Zulu language, spoken by 10 million people in Africa. Known for [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A solid domain & underlying technology sale has been reported on Mashable and announced by DNN; the sale occurred on Flippa – a selling platform that mainly caters to developed web sites. The apparent sale – which still needs to be confirmed – was for a staggering $250,000 dollars. A bidder took advantage of the [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.