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MarkMonitor parent Clarivate cuts costs and revenue guidance for Covid

Company will slash costs this year to keep earnings on track. Clarivate Analytics (NYSE: CCC), parent company of MarkMonitor’s domain name business, released earnings today. Revenues were up 2.8% year-over-year for the first quarter of 2020, coming in at $240.6 million. The company had a net loss of $74.0 million but its Adjusted EBITDA number […]

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Part of MarkMonitor sold to OpSec Security

Clarivate will retain the domain name business. Clarivate Analytics (NYSE: CCC) is selling part of its MarkMonitor business to OpSec Security. OpSec Security is an anticounterfeiting and brand protection company. It will acquire the MarkMonitor brand protection, antipiracy and antifraud business from Clarivate. This does not include the MarkMonitor Domain Management business. Clarivate is re-organizing […]

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MarkMonitor parent Clarivate going public through merger deal

SPAC gobbles up Clarivate Analytics, the company that owns MarkMonitor. Brand protection domain name registrar MarkMonitor will soon be part of a public company. MarkMonitor parent company Clarivate Analytics is merging with Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) Churchill Capital Corp. Churchill raised $690 million in an IPO last September, the most raised in a SPAC […]

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New Amazon Alexa gadgets lead to profits for Verisign

Amazon announced a bunch of products, which means it registered a bunch of domains controlled by Verisign. Every time Amazon announces a new product its domain name team goes to work defensively registering domain names. So when the company announces six products on the same day it goes into overtime. Amazon announced six new Amazon-Alexa […]

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Hammock swings from Rightside to MarkMonitor

Statton Hammock has joined brand protection registrar MarkMonitor as its new vice president of global policy and industry development. He was most recently VP of business and legal affairs at Rightside, the portfolio gTLD registry that got acquired by Donuts in July. He spent four years there. The new gig sounds like a broad brief. […]
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Former MarkMonitor execs join new brand protection registrar

Two former MarkMonitor executives have teamed up with a Fairwinds co-founder to launch a new “next generation” brand protection registrar. The new company is Brandsight. It was set up by CEO Phil Lodico, who left brand consultancy Fairwinds about a year ago, and was accredited by ICANN earlier this month. The first two hires are […]
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Markmonitor : Corporate guide to acquiring domain names

A white paper by Markmonitor reveals the recommended corporate approach to domain name acquisition. Titled, “Assessing the Value of a Domain,” this white paper attempts to define the necessary steps, in order to acquire domains necessary to one’s brand strategy. “Have you ever wanted to register a domain only to find that it is already […]

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