Property, intangible

a blog about ownership of intellectual property rights and its licensing


  • What Is the Mark Being Used?

    What Is the Mark Being Used? Two entities are disputing the ownership of the domain name “” The domain name is owned by Reef Residences Management Ltd., a company that manages short term rentals for the Coral Gardens condominium resort in the Turks and Caicos Islands, British West Indies. The Proprietors, Strata Plan No. 36,… Continue reading

  • ACPA and Standing

    It is a simple result, but not one that is forgone. An entity,, LLC, owned a domain name, A company called Director’s Choice, LLP,* brought a Uniform Domain Name Resolution Policy proceeding against for cybersquatting and won. Russ Smith, who owns, transferred the domain name to his own name and filed… Continue reading

  • The Heebie Jeebies

    As former counsel for Reebok, my eye caught on “”; it was a clear typosquat. I looked more carefully at the list of domain names in dispute and it wasn’t the only typosquat or cybersquat:,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,,, and … Continue reading