Domain names news

Moncler stitches up cybersquatter
19 April 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center panellist Warwick Rothnie ordered on 10 April that the 148 domains, all containing the Moncler trademark followed by a descriptive or geographical element, be transferred to the luxury brand
Bloomberg loses out on bloomberg.site
04 April 2017 | Minnesota | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Bloomberg has failed in its bid to suspend an infringing domain name via the URS system. The domain name was registered by a Chinese registrant who did not respond to the complaint
IMEC Hosting wins UDRP challenge on 20-year old domain
30 March 2017 | Minneapolis | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Despite broad and inaccurate claims, Imec International was not found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking
Owner of .feedback lacks transparency
22 March 2017 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
UDRP cases hit record in 2016
17 March 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
New gTLDs attracting spammers, says IBM
16 March 2017 | New York | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Rockefeller strikes oil with 26 domain names
09 March 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
The DNA backtracks on third-party copyright system
27 February 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Barney Dixon
20 domain names for Freddy
22 February 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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Domain Name Association backs UDRP-style copyright infringement system
09 February 2017 | Massachusetts | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
UK businesses face domain name scam
02 February 2017 | London | Reporter: Barney Dixon
‘Like’ seller loses domain names
26 January 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
474 domain names suspended in URS decision
06 January 2017 | Arcadia | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Exchanges put stock in UDRP process
04 January 2017 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Ambien domain names put to bed
07 December 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Chatroulette scores 15 domain name bonanza
21 November 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Domain names in .blog available on Monday
18 November 2016 | San Fransico | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Nominet: Suspensions soar in .uk
14 November 2016 | London | Reporter: Mark Dugdale
Ticket reseller fails to grab ticketsmofo.com
10 November 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
US presidential candidates victims of cybersquatting
09 November 2016 | Washington DC | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Jaguar Land Rover wins 175 domain challenge
03 November 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Valentino bags infringing domain names
31 October 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Tinder reclaims 15 domains
28 October 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Update: .Feedback responds to brand complaint
27 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Brand owners blast .feedback owner
26 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Instagram filters four domains
24 October 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Google’s Nomulus hits the streets
19 October 2016 | California | Reporter: Barney Dixon
ICANN: new gTLD registrations on the rise
13 October 2016 | Los Angeles | Reporter: Barney Dixon
Mozilla wins back infringing domain
07 October 2016 | Geneva | Reporter: Barney Dixon
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