Google Loses UDRP On Play-Gogles.com; Not Confusing To TM On Google Play Google Inc. just lost a UDRP on the domain name play-gogles.com which was registered in February 2013.
Google claimed it had rights to the domain name play-gogles.com based off its trademarks for Google and Google Play.
However the one member panel denied Google’s claim even though the domain holder didn’t even bot...
The Domains - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 9:28
ICANN Approves The Arab Center for Dispute Resolution (ACDR) As A UDRP Provider The ICANN Board approved the Arab Center for Dispute Resolution (ACDR) as an UDRP provider.
The approval of ACDR as the first UDRP provider located in the Middle East “enhances ICANN‘s accountability to the Internet community as a whole, enhancing choice for UDRP complainants”.
ICANN acknowledged that comments were...
The Domains - Wednesday, May 22, 2013 - 1:14
ICANN Fall 2014 Meeting Heading Back To The US To Los Angeles The ICANN Board announced tonight that is has selected Los Angeles California as its location for its third Meeting for 2014
The ICANN 2014 North America Public meeting, will be held on October 12th-17th, 2014.
ICANN announced last December that the meeting location for the March 2014 ICANN will be Singapore and ICANN meeting...
UDRP Roundup: DomainTools; Bed Bath & Beyond; Home Depot A few cases either filed or decided today in UDRP world, DomainTools.com filed a UDRP on 10 typo domain names
The UDRP from Domaintools.com is on the following domain names:
The Domains - Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 17:44
Pam Anderson Official Site Drops & Is At Auction At NameJet.com; PamAnderson.com The domain name of actress Pam Anderson official site dropped today PamAnderson.com, and was picked up by one of the registrars that works with NameJet.com where it is currently at auction.
According to Screenshots.com, PamAnderson.com was updated in just this past January.
The domain name was acquired by and owned by CMG Worldwide...
The Domains - Monday, May 20, 2013 - 17:9
TextAlerts.com On Sale At BuyDomains For $250 Sells Instead On Snap For $3,500 The domain name TextAlerts.com was on sale at BuyDomains.com just a week ago with a buy it now price of $250.
There were no takers.
Instead the domain name which was owned by Domainbox Limited of the UK, when it was listed at Afternic.com/BuyDomains.com, expired, dropped and went into a SnapNames.com auction where it sold on Friday ...
The Domains - Monday, May 20, 2013 - 15:51
Sedo’s Great Domain Auction Ends Thursday; 345.com; mph.com, Telephones.com Sedo.com Great Domain Auction for May ends this Thursday at Noon EST.
As of time of publication, over 70 domain names in the auction have bids led by 345.com with a high bid of $25,000 (that is owned by the same company that publishes TheDomains)
mph.com is the domain with the second highest bid at $24,999.
Telephones.com is sitting ...
The Domains - Monday, May 20, 2013 - 14:32
Did Google Just Kill Off Selling SubDomains? On Friday Matt Cutts announced that Google would soon be imposing a change in the search algorithm that would limit the number of search results coming from one domain.
The news was broke by SearchEngineLand.com, which said it will make it less “likely to see results from the same domain name, if you already have been shown tha...
The Domains - Monday, May 20, 2013 - 11:18
NFL’s ReggieBush.com Official Site’s Domain Name Drops The domain name ReggieBush.com dropped today and was picked up by NameJet.com where it currently at auction.
The domain name had 61 backorders placed on it, and as usual in the cases where famous entertainer or athletes domains drop, we do not report on it until the backorder time closes.
The domain name was the official site of Regg...
The Domains - Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 15:21
Zynga Claims Trademark Rights To “With Friends” According to Techcrunch, Zynga who recently launched runningwithfriends.com, and also owns and operates Words With Friends®, Chess With Friends®, Scramble With Friends®, Hanging With Friends™, Matching With Friends™, Gems With Friends™ and Games With Friends®, told the dating website CupidWithFriends that they need to change the sit...
The Domains - Saturday, May 18, 2013 - 9:42
ANA: “ICANN Fails to Address Key Concerns About New gTLD’s” On a post on its blog, The Association of National Advertisers (ANA) rips ICANN for failing to “address Key COncerns About New gTLD’s
“”ICANN (the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers) in late April announced that it would push back the date of the rollout of as many as 1,400 new Top Level Domai...
The Domains - Friday, May 17, 2013 - 15:41
40 New gTLD’s Apps Pass IE: .Chrome; .BBC; .AmericanExpress; .BMW; .Ads ICANN just released 40 more new gTLD’s that passed Initial Evaluation today.
Dot Latin LLC
Sener Ingeniería y Sistemas, S.A.
British Broadcasting Corporation
Lotte Holdings Co., Ltd.
Tin Avenue, LLC
Jones Lang LaSalle Incorporated
The Domains - Friday, May 17, 2013 - 13:27
ICANN Still Has Virtually No Revenue Coming In From Last Resort Auctions If two or more applicants applied for the same new gTLD unless the parties can resolve their contention between themselves the parties go to an ICANN last resort auction.
We have chatted before that we expect some of the new gTLD string auctions to go into the $xx,xxx,xxx range.
With potentially over 200 new gTLD strings going to an ...
The Domains - Friday, May 17, 2013 - 11:36
Now At 66 ICANN Expects 105 New gTLD Applications To Be Withdrawn Before End of IE In its 2014 budget ICANN expects a total of 646 new gTLD applications will be withdrawn up from its estimate of 545.
We know that there were 1931 applications submitted for 1,409 strings.
So we know that all the non-winning applications in strings with more than one application will be withdrawn accounting for 522 of the 646 applicat...
Donuts Agrees To Private Auctions For 63 New gTLD’s: Will Anyone Come To Play? According to a Press Release just out Donuts Inc., has committed to participate in the first online applicant auction for 63 of the 307 total gTLDs for which it has applied.
The announcement is made in advance of next week’s commitment date for participation in the auction, which will be held on June 3 and is the first of a planned s...
The Domains - Friday, May 17, 2013 - 9:57
WIthdrawn Applications Are Reflected On The ICANN Website The Same Day Earlier today Straat Investments let us know they had withdrawn their application for .Book today, we now know that once a site is withdrawn with ICANN it is reflected on the ICANN site the same day.
Straat’s withdrawn application for .book is now reflected on ICANN’s site just hours after it was withdrawn making it the 6...
The Domains - Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 17:35
Straat Withdraws Application For .Book In Favor Of Deal With Another Applicant NU DOTCO LLC, a wholly owned subsidiary of STRAAT Investments, has withdrawn its application for the .Book gTLD with had a prioritization number of 357.
The withdrawal is not yet reflected on ICANN’s site.
.Book is one of 13 new gTLD applications filed by STRAAT, which is affiliated with .CO Internet.
According to Jose Rasco, M...
The Domains - Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 11:39
Fiji Moves It Offical Tourism Site To Fiji.Travel Tourism Fiji, the official travel and tourism agency of the government of Fiji, has registered the name Fiji.travel and has now launched www.Fiji.travel as its official tourism website.
According to the Registry other country governments have made the same move to .travel.
Germany.travel, Colombia.travel, Egypt.travel, Ecuador.travel...