25 Jul '13, 7pm

.Song and .YellowPages new TLD objections denied

Two more objections fail, bringing total to 18. World Intellectual Property Organization panelists have denied two more Legal Rights Objections to new top level domain name applications. The latest failed objections are for .song and .yellowpages. Of the 18 determined cases so far, the objectors have lost in each of them. That has a lot to do with panelists and applicants sniffing out “trademark frontrunning” in which an entity applied for (and gained, in some jurisdiction) some sort of trademark rights in an effort to get a leg up in the new TLD application process. The .song objection was filed by DotMusic Limited, which also failed in its objection for .tunes. You can read an explanation of the .tunes decision, which is similar to .song and also involves Amazon.com, here. The same person that acquired marks for .song and .tunes also sold off a mark for .home to another ...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2013/07/25/song-and-yellowpages...

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