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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,…  Read more

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Russia Hacker Sentenced to 27 Years in Prison by U.S. Federal District Court

A 32-year-old Russia man was sentenced on Friday to 27 years in prison for computer hacking crimes that is reported to h…

Craigslist Gets a $40 Million CAN-SPAM Judgment

Classified ad site craigslist is famously protective of its contents. While they are happy for search engines like Googl…

Internet for All Now: Legislation That Needs Your Support

California was recently reminded that rain can be very dangerous. In February, the nation's tallest dam, the Oroville da…

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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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Madrid Trademark Applications in 2016

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released the 2016 figures for trademark applications filed throu…

Cybersquatting Scorecard

The World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) has released the latest statistics on cybersquatting cases filed in…

Rubik’s Cube Loses Trade Mark Battle

The European Court of Justice has held that the shape of the iconic Rubik’s Cube cannot be  protected by a trade mar…

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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 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…

Lewis & Lin Obtains a Finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by WIPO Panel

Lewis & Lin scored a victory for our client this week in defending his domain name against a trademark holder’s attemp…

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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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Look, up in the sky! It’s a bird! It’s a plane! It’s a Drone!

From self-repairing cities to transforming cinematic and television experiences, drones are becoming increasingly preval…

The Legal Cost of Personalised Shopping

Drone deliveries, self-lacing sneakers, digital mirrors, shoes that help you feel the virtual reality world you’re wal…

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…

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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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Phising 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…

.AFRICA Pioneer Program

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

.CN Is The Largest ccTLD Again

329.3 million domain names were registered at the end of 2016 according to Verisign’s latest Domain Name Industry Brie…

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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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How to Pick a Domain Name for Your Startup and Why It Matters

Here at FairWinds, we receive dozens of requests a month to anonymously acquire domains. Most of these requests come fr…

How Did 2016 Domain Name Squatting Disputes Expand UDRP Thinking?

How in 2016 did domain name squatting disputes cause UDRP Panels to stretch their thinking? New gTLD usage created a new…

2017 – Perspectives on Cybercrime and Domain Names

With the New Year upon us, we at FairWinds and CADNA are excited to see the many opportunities that technology will brin…