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It would have been better to lose this UDRP

The registrant of JustBulbs.com was able to win two (1, and 2) UDRP decisions, 11 years apart. But 3 years later they ended up losing the domain name, $50,000 and attorney’s fees in an ACPA court case. Gerald Levine wrote about the case here. Wha...
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Reality Star forgets to secure domains now dealing with a squatter

Anyone who watches the hit tv show Pawn Stars will be familiar with Chumlee (Austin Lee Russell). Well it seems Chumlee is in the candy business but did not secure the domain names for his business. TMZ posted a story this morning about the owner of chumleescandy.com and chumleescandyontheblvd.com admitting that he regged the domains […]

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Three time Tour De France champ now going after cybersquatters

Over the years you run into people who don’t care much about trademark infringement. They register names that infringe on someone else’s intellectual property. The thought was that if they got a UDRP they would just let the complainant take the domain name, no big whoop. But I would always say to these people, the […]

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Who makes the first move matters

Gerald M. Levine wrote an excellent article that domain investors, especially those that do outbound marketing should read. Levine delves into the subject of who makes the initial contact in a domain negotiation. Levine highlights the loss of Halifax.com and how even fellow domain investors agreed on the respondent losing. From the article: Woe be […]

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Rick Schwartz takes the Queen.com UDRP up another notch

As reported first by Elliot Silver, a UDRP has been filed on Queen.com. The domain is owned by Rick Schwartz who is probably the last person someone wants to file a questionable UDRP against. Well seems like Rick upped the ante: Wanna play Frands?? Your party! I now own https://t.co/otbL4inFRE & https://t.co/vFNftTU1US To SHARE MY […]

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