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Generic #domains: RV.com files for trademark at the #USPTO

Trending: Companies operating generic domains file for trademark registration at the United States Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO.) Following the green light by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, numerous such applications have been filed, and we keep track of these attempts to expand on the trademark pool. The operators of the domain RV.com break new […]

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Generic #domains as trademarks: Thesaurus.com at the #USPTO

The registrant of the domain Thesaurus.com has applied for a federal trademark registration at the USPTO. The same company operates Dictionary.com, and they have applied for the registration of that mark as well. The application for THESAURUS.COM incorporates a graphic image as part of the mark, and the application was filed with an intent to […]

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Richard Lau at #NamesConOnline : Find partners smarter than you – use generic #domains

Domain entrepreneur, Richard Lau, founded NamesCon and eventually sold it as the most successful domain conference ever. As a guest on today’s session, “Why using a Domain Name as a Brand has never been a better idea,” Richard Lau explained why all his ideas become projects that succeed. The Logo.com founder said that partnering with […]

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Blossom.com : USPTO #trademark application indicates possible sale took place

The domain Blossom.com was registered in 1994, and for the best part of these 26 years it has been owned by a software company, Blossom Software LLC. A new trademark application for BLOSSOM.COM at the USPTO by Las Vegas based medical services provider, Blossom Bariatrics, indicates that a sale possibly took place. The trademark application […]

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Generic #domains as trademarks: Sneakers.com and Permit.com at the #USPTO

Once SCOTUS delivered a green light decision on the Booking.com trademark application, many generic domain registrants rushed to file for similar trademarks at the USPTO. Generic domain names are being applied for as matching trademarks – with the TLD included. We’ve been reporting on these trademark applications for the past two months, and there’s always […]

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Generic #domains : Trademark applications for Gambling.com, Rugs.com, Shop.com

Trademark applications at the USPTO for terms matching generic domains are surging, all thanks to the decision by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case. Owners of generic domains are applying for the registration of marks that include the extension, and it’s all .COM so far. Here are the latest applications to register trademarks matching generic domain […]

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RSS.com : The latest domain #trademark application at the #USPTO riding on the Booking.com decision

Domain name owners are taking advantage of the SCOTUS decision on Booking.com, applying for the registration of trademarks that contain generic domain names. The latest application involves the three letter domain name, RSS.com. The application at the USPTO cites July 25, 2020 as the date of first use, for the following services: “Cloud-based file storage […]

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Law.com, Approve.com : The latest generic #domains applying for a trademark

We keep track of generic domains becoming new trademark applications at the USPTO, following the decision by SCOTUS that Booking.com can be trademarked. The list is growing daily, and we cover domains that are – mostly – single word keywords. Today’s findings involve the super-generic domain names Law.com and Approve.com. Both applications are filed on […]

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Climb up : Werner Corporation applies for Ladder.com and Ladders.com trademarks

Werner Corporation is a major ladder manufacturer in the US. According to their web site at WernerCo.com: “Werner is the world leader in the manufacturing and distribution of ladders, climbing equipment, fall protection and ladder accessories.” Owning the absolute matching domains, Ladder.com and Ladders.com, would be a demonstration of how serious they are about their […]

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Generic? Jerky.com and Fetch.com are new #trademark applications

Following the decision by SCOTUS on the Booking.com case, two new trademark applications for domain names were spotted at the USPTO. Fetch.com, applied for a trademark registration for FETCH.COM – nothing too surprising! The application is for: Computer application software for mobile phones and tablet computers, namely, software used to facilitate peer-to-peer pick-up and delivery […]

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#Booking yeah! But don’t rush registering your generic #domains as trademarks

The US Supreme Court today affirmed that the domain name “booking.com” can be registered as a trademark (BOOKING.COM) instead of seen as merely a generic domain name. The decision should be well-perceived by many domain name investors that hold generic domain names. But a little detail hidden in the decision determines which domains qualify as […]

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Entrepreneur acquired MerinoWool.com #domain on #Afternic

Afternic has sold the aged (1996) domain name, MerinoWool.com, to entrepreneur Jake Nomada. Merino wool is a premium quality wool from the Merino sheep breed: “The Merino is one of the most historically relevant and economically influential breeds of sheep, much prized for its wool. The breed was originated and improved in Extremadura, in southwestern […]

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