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IP Address Information Misused by Authorities Says EFF, Not Enough to Justify Police Raids

Law Enforcement, Courts Need to Better Understand IP Addresses, Stop Misuse, says EFF in a whitepaper released on Thursd…  Read more

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IP Address Information Misused by Authorities Says EFF, Not Enough to Justify Police Raids

Law Enforcement, Courts Need to Better Understand IP Addresses, Stop Misuse, says EFF in a whitepaper released on Thursd…

Benefits and Challenges of Multiple Domain Names in a Single UDRP Complaint

How many domain names can be included in a single complaint under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDR…

Three Kinds of UDRP Disputes and Their Outcomes

There are three kinds of UDRP disputes, those that are out-and-out cybersquatting, those that are truly contested, and t…

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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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KITCHN.COM UDRP DENIED

In a 3 person panel decision, the UDRP Claim for Kitchn.com was denied at WIPO. In the case of Kitchn Norge AS v. Abdul…

NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARDS NOW OPEN

DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARD Nominations for 2016 are now open. Nominations will remain open until Thursday, July 28th at 6 P.M…

CLAIMANT FOOLISHLY TRIES TO GET THE 2ND BITE OF THE APPLE

In a new UDRP decision handed down by a 1 person panel at the National Arbitration Forum, where Complainant is Sarten Am…

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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…

Planning on Going to India for DomainX or ICANN?

By Zak Muscovitch. Two big upcoming conferences are taking place in India; DomainX in August, and ICANN in November. I…

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Trade Mark Battle Over Manuka Honey

A trade mark battle is looming over “MANUKA HONEY” as Australian and New-Zealand beehive owners prepare to fight ove…

The importance of Chinese trade mark registration

Trade mark registration and Brand protection should always be a top business priority and this is especially true for co…

Own Name Defence to Trademark Infringement

A trademark battle over the term “Flexopack” has provided useful insights into the “Own Name” Defence contained…

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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 Defends RapidTransformation.com Domain Name Against Claim by Registered Trademark Owner

Last week, Lewis & Lin received a decision from the National Arbitration Forum denying the claim of The Sinclair Group a…

Lewis & Lin Welcomes Claudio Simpkins

Lewis & Lin is pleased to announce that Claudio Simpkins has joined the firm as an associate. Claudio graduated from Har…

Lewis & Lin Wins Summary Judgment on Cybersquatting Claim

Lewis & Lin recently won a motion for summary judgment in our case against a domain name cybersquatter. We represented p…

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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…

weblaw

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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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…

Planning on Going to India for DomainX or ICANN?

By Zak Muscovitch. Two big upcoming conferences are taking place in India; DomainX in August, and ICANN in November. I…

lexsynergy

Indian Government Plans Major Push for .BHARAT

 The Indian government is planning a big push for the Hindi script TLD .bharat when it launches in either late 2016 or…

Sunrise Period for Short .AT Domains Commenced 29 August

 The Austrian registry, nic.at, launched the Sunrise period for one and two character .at domain names on 29 August 201…

Uniregistry Will Release 1,000,000 Previously Reserved Domains

On 27 September 2016, Uniregistry will release over 1,000,000 previously reserved premium names. This release will inclu…

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YOU’RE INVITED: SAPER LAW HOLIDAY PARTY AT DOLCE

 Saper Law and Culture Studio 2015 Holiday Party December 9, 2015 5:30pm to 7:30pm Dolce at the Godfrey This event is o…

Fox News Chicago interviews Daliah Saper about Charlie Sheen’s HIV Announcement

Daliah Saper appeared on Good Day Chicago this morning to discuss the legal ramifications of Charlie Sheen’s HIV Annou…

Daliah Saper featured in James ToolBox article: Chicago Lawyer Succeeds with Speaking, TV Appearances, and Facebook

Mark Thompson recently interviewed Daliah Saper about her practice for a feature length article on jamestoolbox.com Chic…

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Back to School: 5 UDRP Rules for Trademark Owners

This month kids across the northern hemisphere are returning to school, and, in that spirit, we're offering a lesson in…

Will Changing Website Content Make a UDRP Complaint Go Away?

Just because a website changes it's content after getting slapped with a UDRP complaint letter, doesn't mean it's not Tr…

Rethinking the Oki Data Fair Use Test

One of the most oft-cited decisions in the history of the UDRP (Oki Data Americas, Inc. v. Asdinc.com) involves use of t…