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Skating On Thin Ice: penalties for website owners and keyboard warriors

The recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Delfi SA v. Estonia, Application…  Read more

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Managing (in)Security Through Regulation: A Key Phase for Nation States

Not so long ago, the notion of introducing laws and other regulatory responses to address cyber security issues was rega…

Is Sharing the Answer to .BRAND Top Level Domain Disputes?

In opening up for the .BRAND top level domain, ICANN has artificially created a scarce resource of great commercial valu…

Law and Disorder: When .Brand Meets .Crime

Barclays Bank is a .brand pioneer, having recently announced plans to migrate its primary online presence to two new gTL…

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Political Cybersquatting: Politician Domain Names Getting Big Money But Why?

As a politician, are you faced with the question of whether it would be easier to just pay the high price to quickly obt…

The Cost of Protecting Your Brand and Domains

If a company wants to protect their brand, they may have to consider paying the price of $2,499 in order to register .su…

What To Do When You Do Not Own the Domain Name That Corresponds To Your Trademark?

How can I get the domain name that matches my trademark? Domain names rights are on a first come, first serve basis. An…

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DOMAINfest is coming to South Florida!

YES, you read that correctly! We are proud to announce that DOMAINfest will be held on Sunday, September 27th at the bea…

UDRP ON BOLTER.COM IS DENIED

Stanley Pace owns over 10,000 generic family names and has been tested on more than one occasion with UDRP Claims agains…

TOP 10 PANELISTS AT NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM

This is our Annual Report of those panelists who have Denied more Complaints than the other Panelists at the National Ar…

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DomainSherpa's Unprecedented Exploration of Domain Name Leasing

By Zak Muscovitch. Thanks to Michael Cyger's DomainSherpa, you can get watch an unprecedented 1.5+ hour exploration of d…

"Tough Luck" in UDRP Complaints: How Armani and Sony Lost UDRP Complaints

By Zak Muscovitch. Sometimes even a famous brand owner just runs up against the wrong domain name owner. Take for examp…

That's Hilarious! UDRP Complainant Says That Respondent "Isn't Known" By his OWN First Name!

By Zak Muscovitch. From the 'now I have heard it all file', Complainant corporation, Allesandro International of Germany…

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GTLDs and Trade Marks

The internet is arguably the most essential tool for businesses to attract, retain and inform potential and existing con…

State of the .au Domain Industry

Did you know that there are almost 3 million .au domain names currently registered? These statistics are among those rel…

Competition Review Paper Released

A draft report by the panel examining whether Australia’s competition policy is ‘fit for purpose’ has been release…

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Even Small Businesses Need IP Protection

An article from Forbes shows just how important IP protection is for all businesses, not just IT and pharmaceutical comp…

Fight Over Ruling in Radio Shack IP Auction

You may remember Radio Shack as a venerable company that sold electronics, or as a retail giant that fell on hard times…

Supreme Court Rules on Commil vs Cisco

An IP infringement case has worked its way all the way through to the Supreme Court. To understand the case between Comm…

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Lewis & Lin Wins Two Domain Name Disputes

Lewis & Lin attorneys recently obtained two separate domain name victories for our clients in a single week. In FPK Serv…

Lewis & Lin Obtains Dismissal of Copyright Action Against New York Fashion Designer

Lewis & Lin obtained a dismissal of a federal lawsuit against our client alleging copyright violations. The case was fil…

Lewis & Lin Defends Scentco.com Domain in UDRP

In a victory for our client, an individual domain name investor, Lewis & Lin obtained a decision by the National Arbitra…

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You've Got .EMAIL: Trusting the .EMAIL Space

Cybersquatting* remains a prevalent issue in the legacy generic top-level domain (gTLD) space – .COM, .INFO, etc. –…

The .COFFEE Buzz

.COFFEE, like so many other intuitive generic top-level domains (gTLDs), has the potential for opportunities and growth…

Cybersquatting Toolkit : The Trademark Clearinghouse

The Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) is an important tool for brand owners who want to cut down on incidents of cybersquat…

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Skating On Thin Ice: penalties for website owners and keyboard warriors

The recent decision of the Grand Chamber of the European Court of Human Rights (ECHR), Delfi SA v. Estonia, Application…

A Legal perspective on Open Source and IPR – Cost and Time Efficiencies or a Faustian Pact?

Well that depends!  If the relevant governing licence is benign then it may be a “win-win” situation enabling you t…

Don’t sign that! – Spotify shows you how a lawyer can help you make money

On Wednesday Spotify announced a whole new raft of services for its users; video streaming, podcasts, and an extremely i…

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Lawyer Fights Texas To Keep His Domain Name

A Texas worker’s compensation attorney convinced a federal appeals court to send his case back to the trial court to r…

Victoria Secret Loses UDRP to Brothel

In an unusual and interesting ruling, WIPO denied Victoria’s Secret complaint against a brothel for transfer of the do…

I Want to Register a Trademark

Under United States Law you can establish rights in a trademark simply by using it.  However, owning a federal trademar…

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DomainSherpa's Unprecedented Exploration of Domain Name Leasing

By Zak Muscovitch. Thanks to Michael Cyger's DomainSherpa, you can get watch an unprecedented 1.5+ hour exploration of d…

"Tough Luck" in UDRP Complaints: How Armani and Sony Lost UDRP Complaints

By Zak Muscovitch. Sometimes even a famous brand owner just runs up against the wrong domain name owner. Take for examp…

That's Hilarious! UDRP Complainant Says That Respondent "Isn't Known" By his OWN First Name!

By Zak Muscovitch. From the 'now I have heard it all file', Complainant corporation, Allesandro International of Germany…

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Donuts Announces Release of Over 1 Million Previously Unavailable Domains

Starting this month, Donuts is releasing more than one million previously unavailable domain names across their new gTLD…

New 商标 gTLD Launches

The “.商标” Generic Top-Level Domain (Meaning “.trademark” in Simplified Chinese; Pronounced: Shang Biao) is a…

FREE .LAWYER PROMOTION BY LEXSYNERGY

Global domain name management and online brand protection specialists Lexsynergy Limited announced today that it will be…

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Saper Law 10 Year Anniversary Party

Since 2005, Saper Law has represented a variety of clients around the world, ranging from start-ups to Fortune 500 co…

Crain’s Chicago Business Quotes Daliah about Umami Burger Trademark Dispute

Crain’s Chicago Business interviewed Daliah Saper for its June 18th article about a recent trademark lawsuit filed aga…

Crain’s Chicago Business Interviews Saper Law Attorney Chad Nold

Crain’s Chicago Business interviewed Chad Nold, Associate Attorney at Saper Law Offices, for a May 20th article about…

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UDRP Spotlight – Identifying Free Speech on the Internet

As every American high school student knows, the 1st Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guarantees the right to free spe…

UDRP Spotlight: Spotting Domain Name Trademark Infringement

Regular readers of this blog and others familiar with anti-cybersquatting know that, in order to succeed with a UDRP com…

ICANN 53 Preview

ICANN 53 is taking place in Buenos Aires, Argentina, June 21-25, 2015. We anticipate a very full week of policy and oper…