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UDRP is a blunt instrument that should only be used for clear-cut cybersquatting. The Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) was designed to swiftly adjudicate cases of cybersquatting. It was not designed to settle trademark disputes between two like-named entities. A recently decided case over ShopNordicNest.com is a case in point. The Complainant, Nordic […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: October 21, 2021, 2:46 pm

These domains were sold at Sedo last month. Each week I investigate Sedo’s sales to find end users who bought domain names. The domain transactions are just completed when I research them, so oftentimes, the domain is still in escrow or the buyer hasn’t developed the domain yet. This means I miss a lot of […]

Post link: 21 end user domain sales we missed last month

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: October 21, 2021, 1:10 pm

Auction for .com match of popular NFT marketplace closes tomorrow. There’s just one day left in Sedo’s GreatDomains auction and it will be interesting to see what happens on the final day. The standout domain is OpenSea.com, a domain that few would have paid attention to a year ago. But the rise of NFTs has […]

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: October 20, 2021, 4:29 pm

.App is a shining example of a healthy and stable top level domain. One thing that has become clear since new top level domains came onto the scene nearly a decade ago is that you can’t judge a TLD by the number of registrations. Registries have played all sorts of games to make themselves look […]

Post link: This is how a healthy new top level domain looks

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: October 20, 2021, 4:16 pm

Both sides get some wins and losses. Judge Dolly Gee has ruled on motions to strike and dismiss in a lawsuit over the domain name Pocketbook.com. PocketBook International SA, a company that sells ebook readers, tried to get the valuable domain name through a UDRP but lost the case. It subsequently filed a lawsuit in […]

Post link: Judge returns mixed bag in Pocketbook.com domain dispute ruling

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Author: Andrew Allemann
Posted: October 19, 2021, 6:02 pm

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