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Cycling Legend Greg LeMond Sues Cybersquatters Upward of $6.6 Million

A federal restraining order has been issued against a father and son accused of registering several domain names based o…  Read more

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Cycling Legend Greg LeMond Sues Cybersquatters Upward of $6.6 Million

A federal restraining order has been issued against a father and son accused of registering several domain names based o…

Building a Case for Cybersquatting Under the UDRP

A number of recent UDRP decisions remind trademark owners (and counsel) that cybersquatting cases have to be built from…

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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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Medical malpractice suit claims pill lodged in woman’s throat led to her death

A Moultonborough man has filed a medical malpractice suit, claiming his mother suffered a “painful, horrific and unnec…

THE VAGARIES OF THE ENGLISH LANGUAGE

  I noticed recently that a number of folks misuse the word “lose” by confusing it with “loose”.  It occurred…

NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM IS STRICTLY FOR CLAIMANTS

Last week we published our semi-annual TOP 10 LIST OF WIPO PANELISTS.  This week we traditionally publish our Top 10 Li…

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Internet Commerce Association Events at Namescon

By Zak Muscovitch The Internet Commerce Association has two great events planned for Namescon, and will also be busy the…

Show Your Support for Frank Michlick, CIRA Board of Directors Nominee

By Zak Muscovitch. I just showed my support for Frank Michlick, who is running for a position on the Canadian Internet R…

DomainNameWire's Latest Podcast: Domain Name Leasing and Options

By Zak Muscovitch I am relatively new to podcasts - listening to them, and certainly being interviewed on one, so I was…

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What are Zombie Trademarks ?

Zombie Trademarks or “Dead” trademarks may still give the original owner the right to prevent someone else from brin…

Generic Trademarks Elliot v Google

Google has fought off an attempt to have their trademarks for ‘GOOGLE’ cancelled in the United States after a 3.5 ye…

POST WITHOUT THE OFFICE TRADEMARK

Australia Post has lost a two-year long trademark battle with growing Australian start-up, Sendle. Since it first began…

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Lyft and Uber Involved in Trade Secrets Case

Ride sharing company Lyft Inc. is asking the courts to prevent their number one competitor in the ride service industry,…

Fair Use and YouTube

Who could have foreseen the impact that a video of a dancing baby uploaded by his mother in 2007 would have so much impa…

Dollar Shave Club Files Countersuit Against Gillette

Dollar Shave Club has entered a countersuit against Gillette in an ongoing lawsuit alleging intellectual property violat…

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Lewis & Lin Obtains TRO and Preliminary Injunction against Alleged Computer Hacker / Cybersquatter of Nootropics.com Domain Name

In a move that returns a domain name to the control of our client, Lewis & Lin was granted a temporary restraining order…

Lewis & Lin Obtains Federal Court Order Removing Anonymous Defamatory Blog

In a case of first impression in the Eastern District of New York, Lewis & Lin obtained a judgment against an anonymous,…

Lewis & Lin Obtains Transfer of Domain Name Against Japanese Registrant

In a hotly contested domain name dispute, Lewis & Lin today received notice that the World Intellectual Property Organiz…

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2016 CADNA Study: Presidential and Congressional Candidates Face Identity Squatting

November 03, 2016 03:28 PM Eastern Daylight Time WASHINGTON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In this 2016 elections cycle, credible i…

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…

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Do what the F*** You Want? Not quite…

One of the myths surrounding open-source software (“OSS”) is that you can do whatever you like with it; there is eve…

Technology Breakfast Seminar : How Tech Companies can ride the Autonomous Vehicle and Smart City Wave

Simons Muirhead & Burton LLP look at driverless cars and smart cities; and threats and opportunities for the tech indust…

Diving into the EC’s draft ePrivacy Regulation: steps for online gambling operators

Anne Rogers and Simon Halberstam dive into the EC’s draft e-Privacy Regulation and set out what it means for online ga…

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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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Internet Commerce Association Events at Namescon

By Zak Muscovitch The Internet Commerce Association has two great events planned for Namescon, and will also be busy the…

Show Your Support for Frank Michlick, CIRA Board of Directors Nominee

By Zak Muscovitch. I just showed my support for Frank Michlick, who is running for a position on the Canadian Internet R…

DomainNameWire's Latest Podcast: Domain Name Leasing and Options

By Zak Muscovitch I am relatively new to podcasts - listening to them, and certainly being interviewed on one, so I was…

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Phishing Attacks Jump By Two-Thirds In 2016 To Highest Ever Recorded: APWG

Phishing attacks grew by 65% to 1,220,523 in 2016, according to the latest Phishing Trends Report for Q4 2016 from the A…

Lexsynergy.com New Design

Did you notice that things look a little different over on our main website? We’d like to introduce you to the new and…

.AFRICA Pioneer Program

ZA Central Registry (ZACR) is now accepting applications for its .AFRICA Pioneer Program. The purpose of the Pioneer Pro…

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Daliah speaks at University of Chicago about Revenge Porn

Daliah spoke yesterday to the University of Chicago Law School’s Domestic and Sexual Violence Project about defending…

Download the Powerpoint from our April Seminar

At our seminar today, we reviewed best practices and potential pitfalls when hiring a web developer. Thank you to every…

Saper Law Represents Defendants in ME2 Productions Copyright Infringement Lawsuits

In recent months, Me2 Productions has filed copyright infringement complaints against hundreds of individuals who allege…

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When it Comes to Cybersquatting How Do Canada’s Top Brands Fair?

We were curious how major Canadian brands were fairing when it came to cybersquatting, so we took a look at how well pro…

How Domain Acquisition Can Help the Retail Industry’s Bottom Line

Maintaining your online brand reputation, share of voice, and online sales is key for any business. Owning the right dom…

Is Nominative Fair Use of Domain Names OK For a Business That Is Related to a Brand?

In this post, I’d like to talk about the nominative fair use concept as it affects a different type of commercial trad…