UDRP: Dot .AI associated with Artificial Intelligence, says Panelist

The WIPO panelist who decided on the UDRP for mentioned the obvious: Dot .ai domains are associated with Artificial Intelligence and in this case, as the domain is for sale, it did not target the Complainant’s MOTHERHOOD mark. The Complainant operates from and its predecessors have supplied maternity apparel under the marks MOTHERHOOD […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. is now a multi-million domain name thanks to Neuralink, the company founded by veteran domain investor, Nat Cohen, has achieved another milestone. This time around, it’s not due to any particular sales of premium domain names, which it has plenty to be proud of. Neuralink, the progressive neurotechnology company that is developing implantable brain–computer interfaces, announced its first product, called Telepathy. Citing promising […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. operators apply for the registration of the matching mark

Rocketgenius, Inc. DBA Gravity Forms, operators of the premium domain name, have filed for the registration of the matching mark, GRAVITY.COM, with the USPTO. The intent to use application involves a standard character mark, for the following products/services: Application service provider featuring application programming interface (API) software for capturing, storing and managing online forms, […]

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No longer just a #Greek island: Buyer of the #domain unveiled

A little over a year ago we shared news of the domain selling to an unknown entity, with the help of Samos, located in the enchanting waters of the eastern Aegean Sea, is a picturesque Greek island with profound history and awe-inspiring vistas. Adorned with winding mountain paths, pristine beaches, and charming eateries, […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. might become available after Spanish startup calls it quits

If your name is Jeff or Jeffrey even, the domain might be coming on the chopping block soon. Spanish startup “Mr Jeff” formed in 2015 and acquired the domain at a later time (2021) from a guy named—you guessed it—Jeff. The company made money but eventually ran out of cash. In mid May, […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP: Brand squatter uses the same sales pitch

When you squat on brands with a serial pattern you are a serial cybersquatter. The UDRP involving the domain name exposed a domain investor’s practice of registering .XYZ domains of existing brands and offering them for sale, with the same sales copy. The Chinese Respondent lists these infringing domains for sale strategically below the base […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. & Domain pair sold to entrepreneur mom for 23,000 GBP

You can’t be “full of beans” unless you own the matching .com; Khadija Kalifa is a British mom and entrepreneur, who spent a load of beans for the ultimate domain pair. Her seemingly costly investment proved to be right! According to an article in the Mail on Sunday, the British businesswoman took the advice of […]

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ChatGPT pinched domain names from unsuspecting brand seekers!

It has been reported that the popular AI language model, ChatGPT, has taken it upon itself to register a series of domain names that it recommended to unsuspecting users. As it happens, domain investors have been using ChatGPT due its extremely high AI levels. ChatGPT would often suggest domain names to users as part of […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Shocking domain rebranding to a lesser brandable

When you operate from a generic keyword .com domain such as you have to consider potential negative connotations. Registered in 1995, this beauty of a domain appears to project assertive vibes; since late 2012 it has been used by a traveling/camp planning company with a global footprint. Although the domain name was acquired […]

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Dynamic island: Apple trademark application missed domain name registration

Apple revealed its “Dynamic Island” alongside the launch of iPhone 14 Pro during the Apple event on September 7th. The Dynamic Island feature is a shape-shifting overlay that accommodates app alerts and other interactive content on the iPhone 14 Pro display. It’s interesting to note that Apple applied for the registration of the mark DYNAMIC […]

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Identity Digital: Redesigned web site promotes both sides of the dot

Identity Digital, previously known as Donuts Inc. and Afilias, have rolled out a redesigned web site. The new layout provides a new interactive element that allows consumers to explore domain extensions (TLDs) by category, or alphabetically using a dial. The new branding tone lowers the original bright notes and focuses on establishing a useful repository […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Pfizer grabs squatted #domain after registrant let it drop

In 2015, pharmaceutical giant Pfizer completed the acquisition of Hospira, at the time “the world’s leading provider of injectable drugs and infusion technologies and a global leader in biosimilars.” The acquisition of Hospira by Pfizer cost $17 billion, give or take a few million. At the time, Hospira had filed for the “intent to use” […]

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