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Escobar estate triumphs in domain name arbitration

US11-10-2019Rory O'Neill

A company owned by the brother of infamous narco-trafficker Pablo Escobar has won its case to have the Pabloescobar.com domain transferred to its ownership, after an arbitration body found that it had been registered by the previous owner in bad faith.

Domain name transfers fell in 2018: Nominet report

UK24-07-2019Saman Javed

The number of domain name complaints which resulted in a domain transfer fell in 2018, according to the UK’s .uk domain name registry, Nominet.

EURid and EUIPO take a stand against domain name abuse

EU22-05-2019

The European Union Intellectual Property Office and EURid, the registry manager of the .eu and .ею country code top-level domains, has launched a new service designed to help European Union trade mark applicants tackle cybersquatting and bad faith domain name registrations.

Brands not doing enough to protect online domains: MarkMonitor

EU08-05-2019

Nearly a quarter of brands have had their online domains targeted by cyber criminals, according to a new report from online brand protection company MarkMonitor.

Indian matchmaking site secures TM injunction

India24-04-2019

Indian matchmaking website Matrimony.com has obtained an injunction against a series of websites, including one owned by Kerala-based Kaylan Jewellers, for domain names which infringed its trademarks.

Sunkist wins bid to stop ‘Sunkissed Families’ TM

US24-04-2019

Soft drinks brand Sunkist has been successful in its bid to stop child-care website Sunkissed Families from registering its name as a trademark.

Philip Morris top UDRP filer as cybersquatting claims hit record high

International18-03-2019

Cigarette and tobacco company Philip Morris filed the most Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy cases in 2018, according to statistics released Friday, March 15, by the World Intellectual Property Office.

Author files trademark suit against unnamed cybersquatter

US30-01-2019

An author of a book about the Earth being flat has filed a trademark infringement and cybersquatting suit against an unnamed defendant who is allegedly using his name to spread defamatory content.

EU citizens in the UK may still lose their .eu domains in no-deal Brexit

EU, Ireland, UK29-01-2019

A no-deal Brexit would mean EU citizens residing in the UK may lose their .eu domains by March 2020, new guidance says.

California judge submits insufficient evidence in domain name complaint

US21-01-2019

A California-based judge who was appointed by powerlifter-turned-California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger has failed to win control of a domain name despite claiming it was registered to induce violence against her.

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