In a 3 person panel decision, the UDRP Claim for Kitchn.com was denied at...
DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARD Nominations for 2016 are now open. Nominations will remain open until...
In a 3 person panel decision, the UDRP Claim for Kitchn.com was denied at WIPO. In the case of Kitchn Norge AS v. Abdulbasit Makrani, Case No. D2016-1189, a Norwegian company that held the Norwegian trademark for KITCH’N was too limited to a specific area (Norway and Sweden) as to apply to Bad Faith on the part […]
DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARD Nominations for 2016 are now open. Nominations will remain open until Thursday, July 28th at 6 P.M. EDT. This year all nominations will be sent to: NOMINATIONS@THEDomainConference.com The DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARDS are the most sought-after and prestigious awards presented annually. This year marks the 12th Annual Domain Industry Awards. The Awards Ceremony […]
In a new UDRP decision handed down by a 1 person panel at the National Arbitration Forum, where Complainant is Sarten Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi (“Complainant”), Turkey and Respondent is Stanley Pace (“Respondent”), Texas, USA, the panelist had a good explanation as to his decision for the Respondent. I had represented Stanley Pace […]
A review of the UDRP Decisions at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) for the last 6 months shows a marked increase in the number of cases decided in favor of the Respondent Domain Name Holder along with an increase in finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by Complainants. This is our Semi-Annual Report of […]
In reviewing the decisions of panels of the NAF during the last 6 months, it appears more and more likely, that if you are a trademark holder complaining against a domain name registrant, your chances of prevailing are extremely favorable. This is, of course, bad news for the average domain name investor. This is our […]
I have been using Register.com’s email program titled “ProMail” for a number of years as my primary business email address – Howard@NeuLaw.com. Over the years, service has been spotty at best, but today really showed what an amateur operation it is. I can only say that if you need an email or webmail service, you […]
A WIPO panel has denied the claim of a Swiss law firm in a UDRP action for RENTSCH.COM. In the case of Rentsch Partner AG v. Domain Hostmaster, Whois Privacy Services Pty Ltd, D2015-2302, where I represented the Respondent, the panel found that the Complainant did not prove that its trademark was famous outside of […]
In an important case under the relatively new Uniform Rapid suspension System, Examiner Douglas Isenberg, denied the complaint even though the Respondent was in default and did not file a response. In Baur Versand (GmbH & Co KG) v. wang dongming , (I love that name), complaint was brought against the Registrant of BAUR.XYZ. The […]
Facebook isn’t ready to abandon its desire to hold liable the law firms who represented accused fraudster Paul Ceglia in his failed lawsuit claiming a multi-billion dollar stake in the social media. In pleadings filed last week, Facebook’s lawyers are seeking to revive the company’s malicious prosecution and attorney deceit case, alleging that the lawyers […]
I generally read detective and spy stories and haven’t read any good science fiction since I was a lot younger. However, Battleframe is so creative, genuine and interesting, that I am back in the Sci-fi groove. Michael Gilmour’s first (of many, hopefully) novel has brilliant twists and turns that kept me turning page after page. […]