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Local Corporation Granted U.S. Web Domain Name Patent

Local Corporation , a leading online local media company, today announced that the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office has granted the company patent number 8,312,125, wh

By |December 12th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Local Corporation Granted U.S. Web Domain Name Patent

NEWS: Square Enix Files Trademark, Domains for 'All The Bravest'

No word if this connects to Bravely Default at all.

By |December 4th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on NEWS: Square Enix Files Trademark, Domains for 'All The Bravest'

Domain registry failures ahead (and Verisign would like a patent on recovering them)

Largest domain registry applies for patent on recovering failed registries.

By |November 29th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Domain registry failures ahead (and Verisign would like a patent on recovering them)

Book review: Domain Names Rewired

New book discusses the potential of more top level domain names. Before reading Domain Names Rewired, a new book by Jennifer Wolfe and Anne Chasser, I knew I was going to have two challenges with the book. First, I knew I’d disagree with many of the supposed benefits of new top level domains that the authors would espouse.

By |November 27th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Book review: Domain Names Rewired

Coming soon: trademark applications tip off new products

Ready to Go Mobile? What about using domainIQ? Before even launching a product, many companies will file “intent to use” trademark applications to protect their new brands and slogans

By |November 12th, 2012|Promo Codes|Comments Off on Coming soon: trademark applications tip off new products

Marchex readies Archeo, but what is it?

Company files trademark application with broad description. Last week Marchex filed an intent-to-use trademark application for “Archeo”

By |October 30th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Marchex readies Archeo, but what is it?

WalMart loses web site battle against United Food & Commercial Workers International Union

Arbitration panel rules union can keep domain names used to criticize retailer.

By |October 17th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on WalMart loses web site battle against United Food & Commercial Workers International Union

Go Daddy gets patent for SEO and search engine submission

Patent covers method and systems for SEO suggestions and search engine submission. The United States Patent and Trademark Office has issued a patent ( pdf ) to Go Daddy for “method for improving a web site’s ranking with search engines”. U.S

By |September 18th, 2012|Promo Codes|Comments Off on Go Daddy gets patent for SEO and search engine submission

Oakley finds that UDRP is not a surefire way to take down a counterfeit web site

If a domain name says the goods are fake, that’s not confusingly similar. On the face of it, it might seem appealing for a trademark owner to use UDRP to take down a web site selling counterfeit goods

By |August 23rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Oakley finds that UDRP is not a surefire way to take down a counterfeit web site

Interview: Kieren McCarthy on .Nxt conference

Kieren McCarthy discusses the upcoming .Nxt conference.

By |August 9th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Interview: Kieren McCarthy on .Nxt conference

GmbH applicant files U.S. trademark application

Company wants to trademark GMBH. TLDDOT GmbH, an applicant for the top level domain .GmbH, has filed an intent-to-use trademark application with the U.S.

By |July 31st, 2012|Promo Codes|Comments Off on GmbH applicant files U.S. trademark application

L.A. Company wants to relaunch Kozmo.com delivery brand

The Kozmo.com brand may be re-birthed a decade later.

By |July 24th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on L.A. Company wants to relaunch Kozmo.com delivery brand

CraigsList sues JamesList, the “Craigslist for the rich”

Confusingly similar yacht sales platforms. If you’ve never heard of JamesList, it may be because you aren’t in the market for a Yacht

By |July 20th, 2012|Promo Codes|Comments Off on CraigsList sues JamesList, the “Craigslist for the rich”

Verisign “Domain Exchange” patent application says service would be useful for typosquatters

Application filed shortly after pulling ICANN request admits a domain exchange service could be a boon for typosquatters. In April 2010 Verisign asked ICANN to allow it to introduce a “Domain Name Exchange” service

By |July 9th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Verisign “Domain Exchange” patent application says service would be useful for typosquatters

Patent granted for automated web site valuation method

Patent describes system for generating automated appraisals of web sites. There are a lot of automated web site valuation and appraisal tools out there

By |July 3rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Patent granted for automated web site valuation method

Instrumentation Northwest should ask its lawyer for its money back

It just wasted money filing a frivolous complaint over INW.com. The results are in on Instrumentation Northwest’s case against Nat Cohen’s Telepathy for the domain INW.com

By |June 8th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Instrumentation Northwest should ask its lawyer for its money back

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 on Chicago.com applies for dotchicago trademark

Web.com formally announces bid for .web

Web.com formally announced .web application. Web.com, parent company of Network Solutions and Register.com, formally announced its bid for the .web top level domain today

By |May 30th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on Web.com formally announces bid for .web