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ANNUAL TOP 10 PANELISTS AT WIPO FOR DOMAINERS

This is our Annual Report of those panelists who have Denied more Complaints than the other Panelists at WIPO in 2016. 68 different Panelists denied one or more claims in the last 6 months.  22 Panelists found the Claimant guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). That is DOUBLE the number of panelists in 2015. […]
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Malpractice Suit Against Former Doctor

A woman has filed a medical malpractice lawsuit, naming a former doctor accused of sexual misconduct. Dr. Wilton Calderon of Old Lyme, Ct. was accused a year ago with unwanted sexual contact with seven female patients. According to Newsline 9, the civil lawsuit filed by Sarah Rusch on November , also names Proassurance Casualty Co. […]
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KITCHN.COM UDRP DENIED

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 […]
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NOMINATIONS FOR THE 2016 DOMAIN INDUSTRY AWARDS NOW OPEN

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 […]
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CLAIMANT FOOLISHLY TRIES TO GET THE 2ND BITE OF THE APPLE

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 […]
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WIPO TREATS DOMAIN INVESTORS FAIRLY

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 […]
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NATIONAL ARBITRATION FORUM IS VERY PRO TRADEMARK HOLDERS

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 […]
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WEB.COM PROMAIL (WEBMAIL) IS CLUELESS!

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 […]
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WIPO PANEL DENIES SWISS UDRP CLAIM

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 […]
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