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Craig Agranoff: Domain Names, Trademarks and Infringements

Now the ABC-123 Toy Company owns the trademark for “ABC 123” and has decided to begin a new toy line under the name. They registered the TM a couple of years before, but have not been using it up to this point. When they go to register the domain, they see that the domain owner […]

In A Case That Can Change The PPC Industry, A Federal Appeals Court Allows Rosetta Stone’s TM Case Against Google To Move Forward | The Domains

In what might be a ground breaking case that could shake up the entire PPC industry, the US Court of Appeals for the 4th Circuit Monday reversed a lower court’s ruling allowing Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement suit against Google to continue. Rosetta Stone filed suit in 2009 accusing Google of committing trademark infringement by selling […]

CAN YOU LOSE YOUR MOST VALUABLE DOMAIN TO A COMPETITOR’S TM FILING? WE ANSWER ANDREW ALLEMANN | Successclick, Domain Monetization

You can file with the USPTO all you want, but it doesn’t mean you have a TM on the name just because you “filed”, or will be given the TM for it. Many companies file for the TM thinking this will scare off competitors, but if they haven’t used the TM phrase publicly, they’re not […]

Meister Brau, Braniff and 148 Other Trademarks to Be Sold at Auction

Brands USA Holdings Putting Its Collection of Classic Brands on the Block CHICAGO (AdAge.com) — More than 100 trademarks that span 13 categories ranging from toys to personal-care products will be auctioned off next month in New York….

How We Acquired Groupon.com

Mixergy’s Andrew Warner recently interviewed Groupon’s Andrew Mason. This clip discusses how Groupon got Groupon.com.
Full interview with video and transcription can be found at Mixergy.
Andrew calls it ‘the perfect name’, but another fellow wi…

Is a Hyphen Worth $15,000 Dollars

Mixergy’s Andrew Warner recently interviewed Blank-Label.com‘s co-founder Danny Wong. This clip discusses Danny’s frustration with trying to acquire the domain BlankLabel.com
Full interview with video and transcription can be found at Mixergy. […