Month: October 2020

Blockchain and Common Law Trademarks – DNW Podcast #137 – Domain Name Wire

A unique service using blockchain wants to help companies prove their rights in common law trademarks. Is the blockchain the answer to proving common law use of trademarks? Bennett Collen, founder of Cognate, is banking on it. Billed as a “common law trademark registry”, it will be interesting to see if Cognate can assist people …

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The Toxic Avenger – DNW Podcast #138 – Domain Name Wire

Lessons about business from working at a B-movie studio. What can you learn from the cult classic The Toxic Avenger? This week Jeff Sass, who cut his teeth in the movie business at Troma Studios, talks about the business and marketing lessons he learned while working for the studio known for creating B-movies including The …

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From zero to a $1 billion with Divyank Turakhia – DNW Podcast #139 – Domain Name Wire

How Divyank Turakhia built an ad tech powerhouse. Divyank Turakhia made his initial fortune in domain names and webhosting. He then turned to the online advertising market with Media.net, a company he sold last year for $900 million. This week, the young billionaire discusses how he broke into the crowded ad tech market to create …

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