With all the news yesterday about the ridiculous UDRP decision on ADO.com, I read a comment on DNW.com that I thought was very interesting. The point made by commenter RP may require people to rethink whether all these logos are needed to sell very short names like three and four letter .coms.
As Andrew Allemann pointed out, part of the discussion that motivated these 3 panelists to rule against Francois Carrillo centered on logos.
From the article:
Another bad claim that was accepted by the panel was that the Ado.com logo was similar to that of the bus company. While both logos are red and include the same letters (for obvious reasons), there is little similarity.
The complainant pointed to other supposed instances of logos on Catchy.com that were similar to logos of trademarks. It seems that the complainant cherry-picked these. Even at that, it did a poor job. Consider this “evidence” of similar logos:
Then I read the comment from RP