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“Occupy” is the new “Sucks”

The term “occupy” can be similar to “sucks” in a domain name — an indication of a gripe site. The first element of the uniform domain name dispute resolution policy (UDRP) that a complainant must prove is that the domain name is identical or confusingly similar to a trademark in which the complainant has rights

By |July 20th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Chicago.com applies for dotchicago trademark

…but didn’t apply for the top level domain. Chicago.com , Inc., has filed a trademark application with the U.S. Patent and Trademark office for the DotChicago mark.

By |June 6th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Chicago Tribune wants to take down “Occupy” sites

Sites claim to be news for the 99%. The Chicago Tribune Company has filed a complaint with World Intellectual Property Organization over “occupy” web sites using its brand

By |May 24th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off