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All About the Copyright Office's New DMCA System

Website publishers that want to protect themselves against claims of copyright infringement must participate in a new on…  Read more

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All About the Copyright Office's New DMCA System

Website publishers that want to protect themselves against claims of copyright infringement must participate in a new on…

Likely and Behind the Scenes Changes at the FCC

It should come as no surprise that the Federal Communications Commission will substantially change its regulatory approa…

Court Dismisses .Web Lawsuit, Says Agreement Not to Sue Is Enforceable

Judge Percy Anderson of the U.S. District Court, Central District of California has granted ICANN's motion to dismiss in…

traverselegal

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…

coopermills

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…

What Happens to Privacy Laws When Your Online Data Crosses International Shores?

Picture this: you are a business with your headquarters based in Australia. This is where all the sales, marketing, acco…

The Scotch Whisky Trade Mark Wars

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has successfully registered a certification trade mark for ‘Scotch Whisky’ in Ta…

aplegal

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 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…

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 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…

cadna

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…

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…

karenbernsteinlaw

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

Tanzania Businesses Required To Use .TZ Domain Name

 The Tanzania Communications Regulatory Authority (TCRA) has recently issued a public compliance notice stating that al…

ICANN Study Maps Changes To Global Domain Market, But Misses Significant Legacy gTLD Declines

ICANN recently released the results of its Phase II study looking at the global domain market since the introduction of…

Argentina Opens Up NET.AR to Anyone, Anywhere

The Argentinian ccTLD operator, NIC Argentina, announced that from 1 November the same rules that apply to .com.ar will…

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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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Reverse Domain Name Hijacking—No Escape (But Still No Teeth Either)

We hear all the time about cybersquatters acting in bad faith. In fact, this is at the very heart of UDRP Paragraph 4(a)…

Domain Name Management and gTLD Workshop Informs, Connects Brand Professionals

Effective gTLD and domain name management can be challenging. That’s why FairWinds hosts events like last week’s Bey…

ICANN 57: First ICANN Meeting After IANA Transition

Beginning on November 3, the ICANN community will convene for ICANN 57 in Hyderabad, India. This meeting is noteworthy b…