Radix joins the ICA

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We are thrilled to announce that Radix has joined the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) at the Bronze Plus level. Radix manages over 9 million domains, and operates several leading extensions like .ONLINE, .STORE, and .TECH Radix’s premium domain portfolio has generated over $43 million in retail revenue till date. Karn Jajoo and Soham Gidwani are attending NamesCon this week and …

Welcome to the ICA, NameSilo!

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We are excited to announce that NameSilo, a leading domain name registrar and web hosting company, has joined the Internet Commerce Association (ICA) as a Silver member. NameSilo prides itself on providing low everyday domain prices, in addition to hosting, website builder, SSL, premium DNS, email, and a world-class support team! By joining ICA, NameSilo aims to support and contribute …

Supplemental Registration Fails – Vol. 4.22

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Supplemental Registration Fails This case demonstrates how the particular facts matter, especially when scrutinized by a Panel. If the Complainant had a registered trademark for LEGALNOW in connection with legal services, had prominently used the mark on its website, and had provided evidence that it was very well known, the outcome would have been different. (continue reading commentary).  SIGN UP …

Member Profile: Munir Badr

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Munir Badr, founder of Domain Days & CEO of AEserver, is a respected leader revolutionizing the UAE’s Digital Landscape.   Name: Munir Badr Company: Domain Days Dubai & AEserver Favorite Domain: domaindays.com Favorite Industry Conference: Doman Days Dubai Favorite Industry Blog(s): DNJournal   Tell us a little bit about your background and your personal story: My parents moved to Dubai …

What’s Going on with the Passive Holding Doctrine? – vol 4.21

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What’s Going on with the Passive Holding Doctrine? The Fairmont. Group dispute is more complex and nuanced than it first appears.  It raises four questions about how the UDRP is applied. Is the passive holding doctrine firmly rooted in the language of the UDRP? In a no-response dispute, how is the balance of probabilities determined for the allegation that there …

Fairmont .group dispute is more complex and nuanced – by Nat Cohen

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Fairmont .group – What’s Going on with the Passive Holding Doctrine? Fairmont Hotel Management L.P. v. Yali, WIPO Case No. D2024-1292 Comment by ICA Director and Domain Name Investor, Nat Cohen: The Fairmont. Group dispute is more complex and nuanced than it first appears.  It raises four questions about how the UDRP is applied. Is the passive holding doctrine firmly …

Escrow.com is rejoining the Internet Commerce Association as a Gold member!

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We are delighted to announce that Escrow.com is rejoining the Internet Commerce Association as a Gold member! As a leading provider of secure transaction services for domain name transfers, Escrow.com plays a crucial role in the domain name industry, ensuring safe and reliable exchanges for domains. Many of our members already utilize Escrow.com’s services, and their decision to rejoin the …

ICA Board Member, Paul Nicks Moves to New Role at GoDaddy Focusing on Domain Name Investors

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Congratulations to ICA Board Member, Paul Nicks, on his new role as VP of Domain Investors. Paul’s transition from his previous position is a significant step for both him and the domain investment community. This demonstrates the importance of the domain name secondary market which the ICA is dedicated to preserving and growing. As Paul stated, “During my time as …

The Inaugural Levine Lecture by Tony Willoughby

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Join us for the inaugural Levine Lecture, part of our annual lecture series honoring Gerald Levine, recipient of the ICA Lifetime Achievement Award for his significant scholarly contributions to the UDRP. Gerry is the author of “Domain Name Arbitration” and the forthcoming “The Clash of Trademarks and Domain Names on the Internet.” We are honored to have Tony Willoughby, an expert …

Failure to Amend Basis for Complaint Upon Revelation of Whois Details, is RDNH – vol 4.20

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Failure to Amend Basis for Complaint Upon Revelation of Whois Details, is RDNH This case raises two particularly interesting issues. The first is whether a party that registers a domain name in good faith pursuant to an intellectual property rights policy can later be found to have registered the domain name in bad faith. The second particularly interesting issue that …