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21 hours 19 min is being auctioned on NameJet; the generic, aged .com domain has attracted lots of activity among domain investors, and hopefully, end-user buyers. Registered in 1997, has a solid six figure valuation; Estibot places its value at $180,000 dollars, approximately. Nice! With just one day to go, the auction has attracted several bidders […] Copyright DomainGang
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The top tier three letter domain,, failed to meet its reserve on NameJet, where it has been on auction for several days. Despite hopes that tech industry giants such as Intel and AMD would join the auction and drive up its price, the closing bid was for “just” $131,000 dollars. Estibot’s valuation of […] Copyright DomainGang
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IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, successfully defended the domain, arguing that the Complainant’s claimed mark is “merely descriptive.” The Complainant, Marathon Savings Bank of Wausau, Wisconsin, asserted common law rights in “Marathon Savings Bank” through its continuous use of the name in commerce since 1993. Lawrence K. Nodine, sole panelist at the WI...
1 day 19 hours
The past week was a very good one for a veteran domain investor (who wishes to remain anonymous). He sold TWO domains that each hit six figures!
1 day 41 min
The UDRP against the domain has been decided upon, and the Complainant was found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. It’s interesting to note that the Respondent, at some point, asked for $100 million dollars in order to sell the domain to the Complainant! Full details of this decesion follow: WIPO Arbitration and […] Copyright DomainGang
1 day 51 min
In October, we covered the UDRP against the ultra short domain Mr.Green – the Complainant is Mr Green Ltd. of Silemma, Malta. The decision has been rendered, on behalf of the Complainant. Despite the Respondent’s arguments that the “Mr” part is the actual focus of any trademark claim and not the combined part, Andrew D. […] Copyright DomainGang
1 day 23 hours
The cryptocurrency market has become huge, with a capitalization of half a trillion dollars. Companies operating in the market, whether they offer a token or other blockchain-related product via an ICO, are becoming very attached to their brands. Domain names that infringe on existing trademarks or even common law marks, are being subjected to the […] Copyright DomainGang
1 day 3 hours
Earlier in the week, I reached out to the leading domain name auction platforms and sales marketplaces to see if they have plans to accept cryptocurrency. From my perspective, it would make sense for people who are active in the cryptocurrency community to be able to spend their cryptocurrency to buy domain names. According to Tobias Flaitz, CEO of Sedo, the company is “planning to accept cr...
1 hour 37 min
Expired auctions at GoDaddy attract a lot of domain investors, due to the specific characteristics of these domain names., a domain registered in 1999, was sold via the GoDaddy auctions for the sum of $2,001 dollars in August. The company that let it expire by accident, filed and won a UDRP. The new owners […] Copyright DomainGang