21 May '12, 6pm

How NOT to name your company and secure your domain

When you know it’s time to select a different company name… A Colorado company just lost a UDRP for Qwizzle.com, and it’s a great example of botched company naming. The company, Qwizzle, LLC, knew that Qwizzle.com was taken when it came up with its name. It tried to contact the owner of Qwizzle.com but had no luck. It still decided to launch its business as Qwizzle but then filed a UDRP to try to get the domain name. It lost the UDRP because Qwizzle.com was registered before it came up with the name for its online real estate company. I started to research where I could find Qwizzle on the web. When I Google “quizzle”, the first two results are from Facebook and Twitter respectively. Then there’s Qwizzle.co, which resolved to a blank page save for the company’s favicon. This domain appears to be owned by Qwizzle.co. Quizzle.us looks like the actual site for the company, al...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2012/05/21/how-not-to-name-your...

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