Domain names are key to doing business online – from branding to trust and accessibility. We blog on issues surrounding registration, security, intellectual property and legal.

Domain name trademark registration scam

Fake Trademark Protection Scams

Domain name trademark registration scamHave you ever received an email from a company in China or the Far East saying something like this:

Dear Manager,

Regarding registration of your company name (your name), hereby send the confirmation letter, please read it carefully.

We are an agency engaging in registering brand name and domain names. Today, Our center received an application from XXX Company and they apply to register (your name) as their brand name and some top-level domain names(.CN .HK etc).

We found the main body of domain names is same as your company name. I am not sure about the relationship between you and them. Please tell me whether or not your company authorizes them to register names.

We are dealing with the application and we need to confirm whether you have authorized them? If you don’t authorize them, please reply me an e-mail. Looking forward to your reply.

Best regards,

Name | Service & Operations Manager

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Website management

What Do Website Management Companies Do?

A good website management company should make your life easier by taking away the burden of maintaining your website. If you’re thinking about engaging a company which provides website management services, this article will give some pointers on what to look for and what you should expect them to deliver.

Website management involves a wide range of activities, from creating new pages and images, analysing user data, suggesting improvements, keeping you legal and secure and ensuring your website performs optimally.

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Nominet Launches .UK Domain Names

Remember the date

.UK launches on 10 Jun 2014. Existing owners have until 10 Jun 2019 to register their equivalent names.

On 10 Jun 2014, Nominet (the UK domain names organisation) is launching .UK as a new domain extension. We have 15 years of history of .co.uk, org.uk, and more recently .me.uk so this is quite a shake-up.

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