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Decotel.com: UDRP case reveals former registrant of Interpol.com

Decotel.com: UDRP case reveals former registrant of Interpol.com

November 23, 2021 · SPECIAL REPORT

Decotel Ltd, United Kingdom, filed a UDRP against the domain Decotel.com – a domain registered in 2001. The 20 year old domain matches the DECOTEL mark, a common law mark, since 1999. In fact, the Complainant registered its domain then. Although common law marks are generally considered weak in... [Read more]

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BestOffice.com: Generic, 19 year old #domain name lost in a #UDRP dispute

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RoyalDragonVodka.com: Two vodka distributors battled it out—Here’s how it ended

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Two vodka distributors using “Royal Dragon” as their brand, battled it out over the domain name RoyalDragonVodka.com. The domain was registered in 2011. Capital Distribution Consulting Inc., Canada, filed a UDRP with the WIPO,...

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#Sedo : Domain sales report for November 29, 2021 — EventHorizon.com at $50,000 dollars

Domain News: November 30, 2021 - 10:04 amdomain-news

Sedo domain sales report: Top sale is that of EventHorizon.com for $50,000 dollars. Welcome to the latest domain sales report by Sedo; this time we cover the week ending on November 29, 2021. This information has been provided by Sedo.com,...

Domain Management platform AutoDNS enters the Dark Side!

Domain News: November 30, 2021 - 9:57 amdomain-news

AutoDNS, the popular and feature-laden platform for professional domain management, has entered the Dark Side. But no worries, there will be no imminent sightings of Darth Vader in the Metaverse. Created by our sponsor, InterNetX, they...

TrailBuilt.com rolls out Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

Domain News: November 29, 2021 - 1:49 pmdomain-law

The registrant of Trailbuilt.com acquired the domain name in a good faith business transaction and for substantial financial consideration. SD Wheel Corp. filed a UDRP to usurp the domain, based on a mark registration. But according to...

PPV.com has applied for #trademark registration at the USPTO

Domain News: November 29, 2021 - 12:27 pmdomain-law

The company iN DEMAND LLC, operators of the domain PPV.com, have applied for the registration of the mark PPV.COM with the USPTO. A common acronym for “Pay Per View,” PPV.com was registered in May 1995, as one of the early...

CyberMonday.com: RIP

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