The United States Patent and Trademark Office, affectionately known as the USPTO, will sustain a change in leadership in January. David Kappos, Under Secretary of Commerce for Intellectual Property and Director of the United States Patent and Trademark Office, will be resigning his position and moving on to greener pastures. The Greek-American ran the USPTO [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It seems that we touched some sensitive chords with yesterday’s revelation that Chinese domain repository, 4.cn is actively engaging in the fine art of trademark violations. Its understandable that one has to be supportive of their sponsors and all that good stuff, but to be referred to as “scandalous” and even “offending” is simply hilarious. [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Ever since it changed its policies, Australian Domain marketplace, Flippa, has taken measures to disallow and remove trademark violations. The new king of obvious domain violations is now 4.CN – a Chinese auction web site that clearly shows the state of lawless anarchy in China, regarding intellectual property. For example, more than 90 “facebook” domains [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
One cannot feel too secure these days; Facebook is the ultimate virtual location to disclose one’s secrets and post embarrassing, drunk images. Facebook is an active playground for uber-domainer Mike Mann, who is not concerned about the general public perusing his conversations; in fact, he seems to be encouraging it. Even if you lock your [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We’ve seen some rubbish posts alleging that the sale of O.co to Overstock directly from the .CO Registry was not a real deal. The Overstock purchase of single letter domain O.co for the sum of $350,000 was announced on the same day that .CO registrations opened up for the domainer masses. In that press release, [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
There’s no doubt Frank Schilling is an uber-domainer unlike no other – perhaps, the ultimate uber-domainer among the living legends of domaining. Bidding from the Cayman Islands, the hard-working Canadian has managed to acquire a juicy domain portfolio that many crave. Heck, Frank Schilling even owns every known dish known to man – or at [...]Copyright © 2013 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.