A Dubious Decision on LSATexperts.com?

Despite the different logo on the LSATExperts.com, the UDRP panelist accepted the allegation that the domain name was used in some phishing campaign to secure LSAT user’s credentials. UDRP ruling fails to disclose any details about the alleged phishing campaign and that’s raising questions because allegations of phishing imply fraudulent criminal activities. While UDRP cases… Continue reading A Dubious Decision on LSATexperts.com?

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Domain Law Show #171

This week’s Domain Law Show is on the Clubhouse app and hosted by David Michaels @davidmichaels. Todd Todd Ryan @abcproductions, and Jeff Neuman @jintlaw are attending NamesCon in Austin, Texas. The Domain Name Law Show is hosted live every Tuesday at 3pm PST/6pm EST on either X Spaces or the Clubhouse app. You should join us today at 06:00 p.m. EDT… Continue reading Domain Law Show #171

Questionable Reasoning in brilliantlyboring.com UDRP Decision Highlights Overreach

The recent National Arbitration Forum Claim Number: FA2404002092749 decision to transfer the domain name to PNC Financial Services Group has raised eyebrows among domain name legal experts. While the panelist concluded bad faith registration and use by the respondent domain investor, the reasoning behind this finding appears flawed and overreaching in several respects. The domain… Continue reading Questionable Reasoning in brilliantlyboring.com UDRP Decision Highlights Overreach

Analysis of the WHOLESALESUITE.COM UDRP Decision

The recent WIPO UDRP decision on the domain provides some important lessons for trademark owners filing cybersquatting complaints. The Panel correctly found that the domain name was not registered in bad faith and that the complaint should not have been brought. Wrongly Found that Trademarks Identical or Confusingly Similar to wholesalesuite.com The Panel incorrectly found… Continue reading Analysis of the WHOLESALESUITE.COM UDRP Decision

Shame on Toros Tarim and Their Lawyers for Misleading UDRP Over toros.com

In the recent toros.com UDRP case, the complainant Toros Tarim Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi and their legal counsel crossed several ethical lines that deserve to be called out by the domain industry. First, Toros Tarim’s lawyers blatantly misled the WIPO panel by claiming the respondent Rosa Maria Vicente Casado had offered to sell toros.com… Continue reading Shame on Toros Tarim and Their Lawyers for Misleading UDRP Over toros.com

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A Fair and Reasoned Decision in the Stevie Ray Vaughan Domain Dispute

The recent decision by Panelist Gerald M. Levine in the National Arbitration Forum case over the domain stevierayvaughan.com showcases an admirable balance and perspective in analyzing a trademark dispute under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). At the heart of the case was whether the respondent, Maxory LLC, had registered and was using… Continue reading A Fair and Reasoned Decision in the Stevie Ray Vaughan Domain Dispute

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The Curious Case of Elkeem.com – When Trademark Overreach Goes Too Far

In a recent UDRP decision, aPanel ordered the transfer of the elkeem.com domain from its registrant to the complainant Elkem ASA, a Norwegian company. However, this decision appears to be a case of trademark overreach that went too far. First, let’s look at the domain name itself – elkeem.com. This is based on the Arabic… Continue reading The Curious Case of Elkeem.com – When Trademark Overreach Goes Too Far

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Reporting Scam Websites

Here are some resources and organizations you can contact to report fraudulent or scam websites: Here are some tips for reporting a scam website in an effective format: Following a concise, evidence-based template will ensure your report contains all relevant details and will expedite any abuse investigation and actions to deactivate the scam site. Let… Continue reading Reporting Scam Websites

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Domain Name Law Show #130

In Domain Name Law Show #130, we discussed the following matters:  Domain Name Legal Issues & Industry News      1. Todd’s Letter To ICANN Objecting to the Transfer of Epik’s Registrar Accreditation          a. ICANN’s Response to Todd’s Letter      2. .hiphop Celebrates 50-Year Anniversary of Hip-Hop      3. London Domain Name Summit… Continue reading Domain Name Law Show #130

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Domain Name Law Show #129

Domain Name Law Show number 129 outline: A. Show Intro by Todd      1. Greet Audience and Introduce Co-Hosts      2. Make General Announcements      3. Share Show Agenda B. Domain Name Legal News      1. X takes @music Handle from User with a Half Million Followers (CNBC) Are social media handles considered property in… Continue reading Domain Name Law Show #129

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