Domain names, online fraud and UDRP proceedings

Day 9 | August 01, 2021
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Health & Entertainment

Belt conveyor system and fastener manufacturer Flexo Steel loses appeal against competitor Conveyor Accessories over functional trade dress

Flexible Steel Lacing Co. (“Flexco”) filed a civil action against Conveyor Accessories (“CAI”) for trade dress infringement and unfair competition...

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Health & Entertainment

VIP Products partially loses on aesthetic functionality and partially wins on dilution in an appeal filed against Jack Daniels

The plaintiff/appellant VIP Product LLC (“VIP”), which sells the Bad Spaniels Silly Squeaker dog toy filed an appeal against a verdict of United States...

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The Most Embarrassing Way to Lose a UDRP Complaint

Although the Rules for the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) address a "default," there is no such thing as a default judgment, as in court.

A default in UDRP parlance simply refers to the situation in which a domain name registrant fails to submit a response...

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The last US combat troops will leave by the end of the year. Photo: Getty Images/ AFP

City of NY’s motion was granted in part and denied in part against Blue Rage in a case involving TM infringement

The City of New York (“the City”) holds various trademarks obtained through registration with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”)...

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E-commerce platform Elliot’s complaint against Vander Groups gets dismissed in United States District Court

Hello I Am Elliot (“Elliot”),is a start-up with a global ecommerce platform called “Elliot” which connects merchants to a global marketplace to sell...

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Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens lose Civil Action against Epic Games involving issue of copying dance steps

Jaylen Brantley and Jared Nickens (collectively referred to as “Brantley”) filed a civil action against Epic Games Inc (“Epic Games”) on the ground...

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Corny Dogs gets preliminary injunction in a case involving claim of trademark dilution against competitor Victoria Warner

The Plaintiff Fletcher’s Original State Fair Corny Dogs, LLC (“Fletcher’s”), a corporate entity, was a family business engaged in the business of selling “corn dogs” for the last 80 years at the State Fair...

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Saxon Glass Technologies looses appeal against Apple Inc. over alleged trademark infringement

Saxon Glass Technologies, Inc. (“Saxon”) deals in the work of chemically strengthening glass through a process of ion-exchange. Ion-exchange is "a general scientific term that describes the exchange of one type of ion . . . with another." With its work in the same

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Health & Entertainment

Can U.S. Trademark Registrations Be Cancelled for Non-Use?

Suppose that you want to register a trademark that identifies a source of goods or services for your business. What if you file a federal trademark application and the U.S. Patent...

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Domain names, online fraud and UDRP proceedings

The pandemic has accelerated society’s reliance on online services and businesses depend more heavily than ever on their domain names to provide a safe destination for their customers...

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Health & Entertainment

Confectionary co. Ezaki looses appeal against competitor Lotte in a case involving trade dress infringement

Ezaki Glico is a Japanese confectionery company. It works on developing chocolate covered cookie sticks named ‘Pocky’. Another confectionary company, Lotte started making Pepero which were...

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Health & Entertainment

Selah loses Appeal against Sulka Trading lacking intent to engage in the markets of US

Abdul Rehman Karim Saleh, the Plaintiff-Appellant is an individual living in Thailand and is a co-owner of an online apparel business, selling items under the name “SULKA” and “PHULKA”, to a clientele...

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