WIPO panel decides to transfer #domain with split decision

The UDRP brought against the domain didn’t end well for the Respondent; in this case, they were self-represented at the WIPO. Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A filed the UDRP on the basis of a British registered trademark for LAMBO. The mark matches the domain, along with a common reference to the Lamborghini brand by car fans […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. Here’s why this #domain name sold for five figures on DropCatch

When you think of catchy, brandable domain names such as there’s a rule of thumb to gauge their (re)selling potential. They are: Dot .com Short – between one to two syllables Good letters – no QJXZ Clean past history In the case of, the domain sold for $10,077 dollars on DropCatch today, the […]

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Seven years later: You can buy the #domain on GoDaddy

Domain entrepreneur, Daniel Negari, made waves seven years ago when he listed his namesake .com domain,, for sale on NameJet. The XYZ founder and CEO most likely bet on his name’s unique qualities: anyone bidding would have to be a …relative. 😀 The auction’s results were questioned but at the time, NameJet’s GM, Jonathan […]

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NameBio: Sneaky trick when copying domain sales data!

NameBio is an indispensable tool for assessing domain sales data. With billions of dollars in recorded sales, is a great repository of domain sales, the majority of which have been verified and double-checked. Sharing such domain sales with attribution is the typical angle, however, NameBio is very protective of its data, apparently. We found […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. Retailer applied for the registration of the matching mark

Macy’s is an American chain of high-end department stores founded in 1858 by Rowland Hussey Macy. It operates online from the domain name, registered in 1994. The company’s IP management department applied for the registration of the matching mark, MACYS.COM, at the USPTO. The application is for “On-line retail department store services” and states […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. End of Bodis for PPC; transition to GoDaddy Cashparking is a GoDaddy company, since its acquisition for $71.4 million dollars. Co-founder Reza Sardeha is no longer the CEO and has moved on to new ventures. The popular domain selling platform operates a PPC monetization option using and that is now going away. An announcement from Dan states that Dan users who want […]

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Ryan Allis: Founder of is a reformed entrepreneur

Entrepreneur Ryan Allis founded in May 2012, as a solution to the problem of keeping track of people you meet. Along with co-founder Anima Sarah LaVoy, Ryan Allis pushed forward to create technology inspired by social media such as Facebook. By 2014, the company had achieved Series A funding in excess of $10 million […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP failed with Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The UDRP against the aged domain failed, after its registrant successfully pointed out that they registered the domain in 1999 and used it as an Expedia affiliate web site since. Meanwhile, the Complainant, Fly Go Voyager SRL, Romania, began using the FLYGO mark many years later. The sole panelist at the WIPO denied the […]

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Rick Schwartz’s 19xx .com #domains for sale during NamesCon 2022

Part of Rick Schwartz’s portfolio of domain names signifying years in the 20th century, will be available for acquisition during NamesCon 2022. The domains include five 20th century years as seen below in chronological order: If you are a domain investor born in 1961, 1962, 1964, 1969, or 1978, now […]

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Innovation incubator: Dan founder is working on a secret project!

Reza Sardeha, founder of, is no longer the CEO of the company he helped propel to the top echelons of domain aftermarket platforms. The ever-busy domain industry professional is now a Strategic Advisor at GoDaddy, having sold for a reported $71.4 million dollars in cash. While Reza deserves a multi-month long sabbatical for […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. operators file for matching trademark registration at the USPTO

Honestly MT GmbH, operators of the ultra-premium domain name, have filed for the registration of the matching mark, HONESTLY.COM, at the USPTO. The application cites September 18, 2017 as the date of first use of the mark in commerce, for the following services: Platform as a service (PAAS) featuring computer software platforms for employee […]

Copyright © 2022 · All Rights Reserved. French corp fails to usurp #domain from IT consultant by that name

When your last name is Ponthier, your goal is to get the domain Shannon Ponthier is an IT consultant based in Texas, incorporated as Ponthier Enterprises Inc. She acquired the domain some time in 2015, according to WHOIS records. Ponthier S.A.S. is a French company formed in 1946; they operate from, registered in […]

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