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Domain names “On Fleek” – Trademark situation?

Kayla Newman alleges she came up with the phrase “On Fleek” in 2014; the teenager shared the phrase in 7 second video on Vine. Apparently, that phrase went viral, and still continues to be used in songs, merchandise and anything that targets millennials. Kayla Newman, also known as Peaches Monroee, now wants her chance to a […]

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Marlboro + Marijuana domain = UDRP

Marijuana domains attract many domain investors, and there is substantial evidence that mainstream tobacco companies will be 420-friendly in the future. Capitalizing on this, some “enterprising” fellow registered Marlborojuana.com, an obvious amalgam of Marlboro and marijuana. Unfortunately, such blatant trademark use is frowned upon, and the tobacco giant promptly slapped them with a UDRP against […]

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Cybersquatting, domain UDRPs at the WIPO and gTLDs in 2016

The trademark-friendly folks at the WIPO released data a few days ago, regarding the record number of UDRP cases examined in 2016. That report, assesses data presenting the following picture: Trademark owners filed “an all-time record” 3,036 UDRP cases with the WIPO, a 10% increase over 2015. Top TLD was .COM, involving 3,135 domain names […]

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New trademark application targets GEODOMAIN domain brand

A new trademark application at the USPTO for GEODOMAIN seems to introduce an alternate function for this generic keyword. Long after domain investors started using the geo-domain reference for city, town and other landmark domains as a shorthand version of “geographic domain,” an application filed on March 15th seeks to use the word for the […]

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“Battle of Heroes Land of Immortals” domain registration followed by Ubisoft trademark

Earlier this week, Ubisoft registered the names BattleofHeroesGame.com and BattleofHeroesLandofImmortals.com. But it’s not just domains that Ubisoft is getting. The domain registrations have been followed by trademark filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On December 10, 2013, the company filed two trademarks (US Serial Numbers 86139588 and 86139580) for “Battle of Heroes […]
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“Battle of Heroes Land of Immortals” domain registration followed by Ubisoft trademark

Earlier this week, Ubisoft registered the names BattleofHeroesGame.com and BattleofHeroesLandofImmortals.com. But it’s not just domains that Ubisoft is getting. The domain registrations have been followed by trademark filings with the United States Patent and Trademark Office. On December 10, 2013, the company filed two trademarks (US Serial Numbers 86139588 and 86139580) for “Battle of Heroes […]
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