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FacebookSell.com : “An ongoing project which I have invested for years”

From the hilarious responses to a UDRP department: FacebookSell.com was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. The famous mark FACEBOOK is so strong that even savvy investor, Mike Mann, isn’t immune to it. And yet, the British Respondent in this UDRP had the cojones to respond thus: “I respectfully reject the allegation made by […]

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Facebook template .com : Yes, you can lose your #domain 14 years later

If you hold onto a domain infringing on a famous trademark such as Facebook, you’re wasting your renewal fees. The registrant of FacebookTemplate.com, a domain registered way back in 2006 renewed it 13 times since then. Clearly, a waste of money, as Facebook Inc. filed a UDRP at the WIPO. Considering that on September 26, […]

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FacebookWallet.com : Famous trademark enforced at the WIPO

Famous brands own famous marks, and in the case of Facebook any domain that contains “facebook” is an invitation for a UDRP filing. Just as Mike Mann found out recently, Facebook took matters to the WIPO against the domain FacebookWallet.com. The Chinese registrant did not respond in this UDRP, and the matter closed quickly. At […]

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Mike Mann’s Domain Market lost the #UDRP for a set of #Facebook domains

Facebook is a world-famous trademark, and so is its domain, Facebook.com. Registering domains with “Facebook” or other Facebook-owned brands is an activity that should be avoided – unless you really want to be hit with a UDRP. This is the case with a set of Facebook domains registered to Mike Mann‘s DomainMarket outlet. As we […]

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Mike Mann : Lawyers from #Facebook are harassing me

Domain investor and entrepreneur, Mike Mann, took it to Twitter today, sharing news about “harassment” he’s been getting from Facebook attorneys. Said Mike Mann: Moron scammer lawyers from Facebook are harassing me about a few domains I own to attempt to set an example out of me, they won’t take them free or settle; so […]

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#Facedbooks .com : #Cybersquatter wanted $50 million dollars for this #domain name

A blatant cybersquatter registered Facedbooks.com, and created a lander imitating an old version of Facebook.com. The domain was listed for sale on Afternic with an asking price of $4,999 dollars, but once Facebook filed a UDRP at the WIPO, the Respondent made threats. According to the UDRP case between Facebook Inc., and Turkey-based Guven Ozdemir, […]

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POKERFACEbook or PokerFACEBOOK? The UDRP against the .com resolved that

The registrant of the domain pokerfacebook.com claims that it was meant to be a social network for poker players. “This site while provided information primarily about the worlds most trusted Online Poker Sites, will serve primarily as a means of connecting all of the online players as well as possibly creating a few new ones. […]

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‘Facebook Games Arcade’ domains : Where the real money is!

Online gaming is a huge global market, expected to cross $100 billion dollars in revenue by the end of the decade. Domain registrars such as Uniregistry and Rightside are already positioning themselves with the upcoming launch of .game and .games respectively. But will there be enough space to compete once Facebook jumps in? Already owning […]

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Domains NOT to register: Your latest “Facebook” idea

Facebook is being used by more than one billion people worldwide, making it the largest and most successful social media platform ever. There are many reasons why Facebook became so successful, and one of them is its ability to connect people and share information, news and ideas – along with photos of grumpy cats. One […]

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Korean registrant the next target of a Facebook UDRP ?

A rather naive Korean registrant, got whiff of the upcoming – at the time – plan that Facebook had, to implement hashtags. The idea of adding the “hash” (#) to keywords, in order to produce linkable search results, was pioneered by Twitter. Now that Facebook has jumped on the hashtag bandwagon, anyone can accompany their […]

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CoverFeed and ChatHeads: Home, sweet Facebook Home!

Facebook announced the launch of ‘Home‘ – an overlay app that presents a constant, live canvas on your Android phone’s home screen. The new, interactive method of content presentation is smooth and continuous. One can add feeds from important Facebook friends, or content normally accessible through Facebook. The Facebook content on your ‘Home’ is called […]

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Selling Trademark Domains: Are listing venues guilty?

A post from yesterday regarding the listing of almost 500 “facebook” domains on TDNAM caused some serious stir. It seems that not everyone agrees about a listing venue’s responsibility regarding the trading of trademark-infringing domains. Such venues include GoDaddy’s TDNAM, eBay, Flippa.com and others. Sedo and Afternic are known to pro-actively enforce the removal of […]

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