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BAD UDRP DECISIONS AT THE FORUM

In reviewing 77 contested cases in the last 6 months at the FORUM, I found what I believe to be a few very bad decisions…  Read more

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Anticompetitive and Predatory Misconduct by ICANN and Contracted Parties Must End

On May 26, 2021, I submitted a complaint to ICANN's Complaints Officer, Krista Papac. In a nutshell, my complaint center…

Using IP Geolocation Data to Support Regulatory Compliance

Complying with strict data privacy regulations like the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a must do. Violator…

Mistrust of ICANN Is Fully Vindicated

Recently, I have been reporting on a highly questionable auction scheme for a single domain name, o.com, which is curren…

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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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BAD UDRP DECISIONS AT THE FORUM

In reviewing 77 contested cases in the last 6 months at the FORUM, I found what I believe to be a few very bad decisions…

COMPARING FORUM AND WIPO DECISIONS

The two largest providers for UDRP claims are WIPO and the FORUM.  However, while WIPO published 2,050 decisions in the…

WIPO DECISIONS FINDING RDNH for the 6 months ended June 30, 2021

It seems that the Panelists at WIPO are finding Complainants and their attorneys guilty of Abuse of the UDRP Process, kn…

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Final Batch of ICA Dinner Tickets Released - Namescon Global 2020

The final batch of ICA Dinner tickets is now available. This is one of the Namescon highlights for me every year. ICA Ex…

Starting in 20 Minutes! New ICA Webcast on Whois Access!

Please join us! Does WIPO have the answer to post-GDPR whois access for the secondary domain name market starts in an ho…

I'm Booked for MERGE in Orlando

I just booked my trip to MERGE in Orlando and am excited to go! The conference is September 14-19, 2018, at the Hilton O…

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Australia’s New Domain Names Rules At a Glance

Australia’s domain name rules[1] are in for their biggest shake up in 20 years after the consolidation of over 30 polici…

Money.com.au – Record Sale

Cooper Mills Lawyers would like to congratulate Shaun McGowan in his recent acquisition of money.com.au and the launch o…

Cybersquatting numbers continue to rise: WIPO reports

The latest World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) statistics reveal that the number of domain name disputes hav…

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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 Order Directing Removal of Defamatory Blog

Four days after filing a federal court complaint alleging defamation and related claims, Lewis & Lin obtained a consent…

Lewis & Lin Obtains Injunction Against Domain Name Thieves

Lewis & Lin successfully argued for the return of over 200 valuable domain names that were hijacked out of our client’s…

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…

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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 infor…

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. – and…

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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Expensive Breach of Data Protection Laws – ICO’s fine of BA

The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has fined British Airways (BA) £20milllion after the airline failed to adequ…

Social Media Influencers and Staying Legal!

If you are a social media influencer, congratulations!  You have managed to build a platform on your social media accoun…

SM&B Seed to Series B: Raising Funds in Business

The post SM&B Seed to Series B: Raising Funds in Business appeared first on Weblaw.

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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 rec…

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 doma…

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 trademark…

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Final Batch of ICA Dinner Tickets Released - Namescon Global 2020

The final batch of ICA Dinner tickets is now available. This is one of the Namescon highlights for me every year. ICA Ex…

Starting in 20 Minutes! New ICA Webcast on Whois Access!

Please join us! Does WIPO have the answer to post-GDPR whois access for the secondary domain name market starts in an ho…

I'm Booked for MERGE in Orlando

I just booked my trip to MERGE in Orlando and am excited to go! The conference is September 14-19, 2018, at the Hilton O…

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Dear Abby, need advice on censorship

North Carolinian Steve Cooksey writes a diabetes blog peppered with exclamation points and capital letters, a blog that…

Unspoken Words: The Chilling Effect of NSA Surveillance Abuses

In early 2012 when the news first went mainstream that the NSA was building its “Spy Center” in Utah, public reaction wa…

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Lexsynergy Blog Has Moved

This blog is no longer in use. You can keep up with the latest domain industry news on Lexsynergy's news page here: http…

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 i…

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Daliah Discusses Privacy Laws for Yahoo News

Yahoo News writer Nicole Pajer recently quoted Daliah Saper in an article discussing how privacy laws changed in respons…

When Public Relations (PR) and Law Intersect: Reputation Management

Public conflicts between individuals or businesses happen every day, and fortunately there are legal remedies available…

What Can You Legally Say In A Negative Online Review?

Thanks to a bill that passed unanimously through the Illinois House and Senate and was signed into law by Governor Raune…

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Understanding ICANN’s New Domain Abuse Reporting (DAAR)

Throughout the related sessions at the ICANN 64 Public Meeting in Kobe, Japan, it was clear that addressing domain abuse…

Gone Spear Phishing!

Spear phishing is widely used by cybercriminals to gather private information, distribute malware and hack into a compan…

ICANN 63 Convenes in Barcelona & Focus Shifts to Next Round of New gTLDs

In October, ICANN and its community convened for their third and final public meeting of the year in Barcelona, Spain.