MarkMonitor & Verisign Expect 1,000 – 1,500 New gTLD Applications In 1st Round With Brands Making up 66% | The Domains

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If that estimate is correct, things are going to get interesting!
According to Mr. Corwin, both Fred and Pat said based on confidential feedback, they expected 1,000-1,500 applications for new gTLDs in the first round next year, and …

A Harvard Law School Professor Publishes A Study Of UDRP Decisions Involving “Fair Use” & Finds Cases Turn On Nationality | The Domains

“Specifically, respondents from the United States are more likely than those from other countries to succeed on a fair use defense.”
“Additionally, arbitrators from the United States are more likely than those from other countries to find that a …

Sedo Strikes Oil With Sadara.com to Take Top Spot on DN Journal’s Weekly Domain Sales Chart

Sedo claimed the pole position on our latest weekly all extension Top 20 Domain Sales Chart with Sadara.com. The buyer appears to be the Saudi Arabian Oil Company who filed for a trademark on the term “Sadara” in March . Five ccTLDs and three non .com …