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Politician Domain Names are Protected Under U.S. Trademark Law

Politician domain names are covered under the ACPA. There are other options other than filing a court case if their name has been cybersquatted by a third party.

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Release of New Top Level Domains – Will They Help or Hurt?

Will the new top level domain extension .SUCKS help or hurt businesses? Some believe that this TLD may produce additional opportunities for disgruntled customers or fans and competitors to create controversial and defamatory websites to discredit and harm those targeted.

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Someone Stole My Domain Name from My GoDaddy Account, After Telling Me They Were Going to Steal My Domain Name

Writer Steve Ragan recently wrote an article regarding his invitation to the CEO of Night Lion Security to try to steal his domain. Unfortunately for Steve Ragan, it was successful stolen and the process only took a couple of days.

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Domain Name Valuation Expert

Need a domain name expert who will be qualified by the court. The valuation of a domain name or website can be tricky. Internet Law attorney, Enrico Schaefer, has acted as a domain name valuation expert in numerous matters involving seven and eight figure domain name values.

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Who should UDRP Respondents Choose as an UDRP Arbitrator?

Listing of the top UDRP arbitration panelist. Choosing the right one does make a difference in the filing of your UDRP Complaint.

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Trademark Infringement on new gTLDS. What every brand needs to know!

Even though the new extensions are being created to increase domain name availability, trademark owners have an increased risk of trademark infringement against their marks if they do not reserve or register under the new gTLD root extensions.

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What is ‘Bad Faith’ Intent to Profit Under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act?

The summary of cases that briefly outline how the Courts were able to find that the bad faith requirement had been met under the ACPA when individuals and companies did intend to profit from other’s domain names and trademarks in registration and/or use.

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