How to Lose a UDRP Case

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How to Lose a UDRP Case By Steven M. Levy, Esq. The views expressed herein are Steven’s and do not necessarily reflect those of the ICA or its Editors. Steve is not affiliated with the ICA. After more than two decades, over one hundred thousand published decisions, and the numerous secondary sources that are available to guide parties, there are …

Thank You for a Successful NamesCon 2024!

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We just wrapped up another successful NamesCon and wanted to share the highlights with you. We greatly appreciate all our members who took the time to meet with us, attended our UDRP panel, and joined us for our 9th Annual Dinner. Your involvement and support make these events truly special. Highlights from NamesCon 2024 Broker Breakfast: Thank you to all …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Announcing the 9th Annual ICA Dinner at NamesCon 2024!

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We are thrilled to invite you to the 9th Annual ICA Dinner at NamesCon, an evening filled with delicious food, drinks, and exceptional networking opportunities with industry leaders. ICA Members can purchase their tickets starting today, and the sales will be open to everyone starting next Friday, April 26th. If you’re not a member, but are considering joining, we’d love …

THE ROLES OF CERTAINTY AND DOUBT IN UDRP DISPUTES by Mr. Gerald M Levine

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THE ROLES OF CERTAINTY AND DOUBT IN UDRP DISPUTES There are two invariables in UDRP proceedings: the first is that 95% of all cybersquatting disputes result in cancelling registrations or transferring disputed domain names to complainants’ accounts; and the second is that respondents in this group rarely respond because the claims are indefensible; and when they do respond (speaking only …