Mistyped Domains – Know Your Infringements

Mistyped domains, or typosquatting, are a type of cybercrime. Browsing a mistyped domain can lead to malware, loss of personal information and more.

By | October 1, 2015| Disaster: Defensive Registration is Key

It should have been a good morning for former Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina. The 60 year-old Republican appeared on Good Morning America and announced her candidacy for President of the of the United States in 2016. Her goal? To use her tech-savvy, business-first vision for America to take on Hillary Clinton. Her domain name:

By | May 4, 2015|

Domain Name News: Last Week in Review

Last week was a big one for domain news. From AdWeek to The Guardian it seemed like everyone had an opinion on the .Sucks domain and its possible effect on brands and businesses. We were thinking about it too -- will the domain stay true to its mission to become a place where customers can vent? Time will tell.

By | April 6, 2015|

DomainSkate News Roundup

Will Social Save .Brand domains? Did the USPS just mail it in? New alerts for domains that are expiring. The DomainSkate News roundup for Aug. 2, 2013

By | August 5, 2013|

LEGO STAR WARS UDRP Decision Looks At Domains With Combined Marks

The well-known toy company LEGO Juris A/S filed a UDRP complaint on March 7, 2013 with the World Intellectual Property Organization (“WIPO”) against the holders of the domain name . The domain was registered to Respondent Mr. Miguel Angel Villen. The arbitration panelist ruled in favor of LEGO and, most importantly, explained in detail that taking another company’s brand or mark and adding third party marks will not reduce or eliminate confusion. It is also timely because it addresses questions that we raised in this blog almost a year ago when we reported on an NAF UDRP decision involving the LEGO and STAR WARS marks and the domain .

By | May 22, 2013|