Domain name phishing warning

By Penny Hearn • In Brand protection, SecurityComments Off on Domain name phishing warning

We have become aware of bogus abuse notifications being sent to our clients by email, with the subject line “Domain Suspension Notice”. These messages are not being sent from Demys and should be disregarded. A typical email that was passed to us is copied below: Dear Sir/Madam, The following domain

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Demys attending ICANN 54

By Demys • In Brand protection, Policy & governance, Registry servicesComments Off on Demys attending ICANN 54

As part of our continuing commitment to represent our clients at major Internet policy and governance forums, Demys will be attending ICANN’s latest meeting in Dublin this week. ICANN meetings are held three times each year in different regions of the globe to enable attendees from around the world to contribute to

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Gold.co.uk sets record price for ‘.co.uk’ domain name

By Tim Brown • In Brand protection, Domain name acquisitionComments Off on Gold.co.uk sets record price for ‘.co.uk’ domain name

To mangle Spandau Ballet’s lyrics, luck has left the registrant of gold.co.uk standing so tall as they successfully sold their domain name for an apparently record-breaking £600,000. The purchase by Rob Halliday-Stein – an entrepreneur and founder of BullionByPost one of the UK’s largest Internet gold dealers – is thought to

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Nominet reports 8% increase in domain disputes

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on Nominet reports 8% increase in domain disputes

Nominet, the company behind .UK, has today released the annual summary of domain name disputes bought before its Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). A total of 726 complaints were made, up 8% on 2013. In 2014 there were 98 full decisions (where the respondent has defended the case). The most common

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Trademark Clearinghouse analysis shows deterrent effect

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on Trademark Clearinghouse analysis shows deterrent effect

Demys’ Brand Protection division’s latest research has shown that the Trademark Clearinghouse (TMCH) set up to help protect brand holder’s rights in the new gTLD program has after 18 months of operation proven broadly successful. The paper reports that as at March 2015 there were approximately 35,100 registrations in the

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WIPO reports increase in domain name disputes 

By Tim Brown • In Brand protectionComments Off on WIPO reports increase in domain name disputes 

The WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, one of the administrators of the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP), has reported a 2% increase in cybersquatting case filings over 2014. WIPO’s latest report, released yesterday, detailed 2,634 cases concerning 5,591 domain names that were lodged by trademark owners alleging abuse

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Companies must prepare for new gTLDs

By Tim Brown • In Brand protection, New gTLDsComments Off on Companies must prepare for new gTLDs

Recent research carried out by Deloitte has shown that businesses in the United Kingdom have not prepared for the new generic top level domain spaces arriving later this year. ICANN’s decision to liberalise the Internet naming system will see over 1,000 new domain spaces – including .london, .book and .rolex –

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Demys launch new gTLD database

By Tim Brown • In Brand protection, New gTLDsComments Off on Demys launch new gTLD database

We are pleased to announce the launch of a searchable database of all newly applied for generic top level domains. As clients are aware, 2013 and 2014 will see the launch of up to 1,500 new generic top level domains or “gTLDs” to run in tandem with and complement the

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Demys becomes Trademark Clearinghouse agent

By Tim Brown • In Brand protection, New gTLDs, Policy & governanceComments Off on Demys becomes Trademark Clearinghouse agent

Demys has been appointed one of the first Trademark Clearinghouse agents, allowing them to register and protect their client’s marks in the new generic top level domain spaces. The Trademark Clearinghouse is a centralised repository of validated registered trade marks and is designed to safeguard trade marks in new gTLD

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Tim Brown appointed Nominet DRS Expert

By Penny Hearn • In Brand protection, DemysComments Off on Tim Brown appointed Nominet DRS Expert

Demys is pleased to announce that Tim Brown has been appointed as an independent expert for the .uk naming authority’s Dispute Resolution Service (DRS). Nominet’s DRS is designed to offer an efficient and transparent method of resolving disputes in the .uk Top Level Domain and is a quick and inexpensive

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