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Blast from the past : John Berryhill advises on #domain name no-no’s

Gotta love these old videos from TRAFFIC, such as the domain millionaire footage we shared a few weeks ago. In October of 2007, Phil Craig of DomainsToDollars interviewed attorney John B. Berryhill – by then, already an established IP figure in the domain investment community. In this interview, John Berryhill talks about the domain name […]

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Domain Capital successfully defends H.co.uk domain

This story is brought to you by the letter H. Domain name financing firm Domain Capital has sucessfully defended (pdf) its domain names H.co.uk and H.uk in a cybersquatting dispute. .UK manager Nominet auctioned off many valuable one letter domains in 2011 and a Domain Capital Client bought H.co.uk in the auction for £16,000. The […]

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#Fairview .com #UDRP case won by attorney John Berryhill at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Fairview.com ended with a finding for the Respondent. Attorney John Berryhill defended the case, for a domain registered in 1995. It was acquired by the Respondent in 2005. The Complainant is Fairview Ltd. of Oakville, Ontario, Canada that asserted rights to the FAIRVIEW mark, some of which go […]

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Finnish firm nailed for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Prior communications contradicted claims in cybersquatting dispute. A Finnish textiles and interiors company has been found (pdf) to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Vallila.com. Oy Vallila Interior Ab of Helsinki, Finland filed the complaint and said that the only reason someone would be interested in this domain is to […]

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Adventum.com : Another UDRP squashed by John Berryhill

IP attorney, John Berryhill, squashed the dreams of yet another aggressor; the UDRP against Adventum.com, a 1999 domain registration, failed at the WIPO. The Complainant is Adventum Real Estate, S.L. of Madrid, Spain, represented by Lerroux, Spain. The Complainant owns a Spanish trade mark registration for ADVENTUM under number M-3011914 which was filed on December […]

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Novelist.com Complainant gets Reverse Domain Name Hijacking stain

The UDRP against the generic domain Novelist.com ends up “staining” the Complainant with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking mark. EBSCO Industries, Inc. registered its trademark for NOVELIST in 2007, and by 2009 it had reached out to the Respondent in order to buy the domain. According to the UDRP document: Respondent asserts that in 2009 […]

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John Berryhill gets another UDRP win, but this one is different.

Berryhill represented complainant in latest case. Domain name attorney John Berryhill won another UDRP case. That’s nothing interesting, but this case is different from usual because he was representing the complainant, not the domain name owner. The details of the case are pretty interesting, too. Berryhill represented Christian recording artist Carl Cartee for the domain […]

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Montane.com : 1996 domain saved from UDRP

The aged domain Montane.com was challenged via the UDRP process. Registered in 1996, Montane.com was attempted to be acquired by the Complainant is Montane Ltd. of Ashington, United Kingdom. As it has been parked with a for sale contact form and a minimum asking price of $10,000 dollars,the Complainant took that literally, without investigating the […]

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NamePros : Heidi Powell .com domain case raises the issue of domains as property

An ongoing thread over at NamePros raises, once again, the issue of whether domain names are property. Contributing his vast knowledge on the subject of domain law, IP attorney and recent grandfather, John Berryhill, states: “And here we come to one of my pet peeves – the irrational insistence by some domainers that domain names […]

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Company lets domain name expire, files UDRP 10 years later

Yo, where have you been? A Brazilian company has lost a UDRP it filed against a domain name it let expire a decade ago. CIA. Industrial H. Carlos Schneider registered the domain name Ciser.com in 2003 but it expired in 2006. 10 years later, in 2016, it filed a UDRP against Ashantiplc (domain investor Sahar […]

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