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Reminder: Domain Name Auction Closes 5 P.M. Friday, November 14, 2008

November 6, 2008; 06:55 AM

WATERTOWN, Mass., Nov 06, 2008 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Patent Kinetics, LLC, an intellectual property strategy, evaluation, and brokerage company, reminds prospective bidders that the Sealed Bid Auction for unique Internet domain name closes at 5 P.M. EST, Friday, November 14th.

"Our anticipation of exceptionally strong interest in seems borne out by activity on the web site," said Bob Weber, Managing Director, Patent Kinetics, LLC.

"Marketing, advertising, brand management, public relations professionals, and other executives appear to be carefully evaluating how the domain name and web presence could figure prominently in their efforts to extend brand equity," he added. "The domain name provides an excellent opportunity for brand managers to leverage consumers' brand and product associations with the word 'cold'."

Weber noted that the list of product categories and vertical markets that could make excellent use of the domain name by utilizing the consumer's brand and product associations is surprisingly long, and includes (but is by no means limited to):
    -- Weather-related;
-- Cold medicines and pharmacies;
-- Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages;
-- Ice cream, milk, and other food products;
-- Home heating and cooling;
-- Travel and leisure;
-- Winter sports and recreation;
-- Refrigeration;
-- Cold storage facilities;
-- Computer software; and
-- Video games.

High Value Domain Names is one of the few high value, 4-letter .com domain names to be put up for auction recently. A recently expanded list compiled from public sources of the 63 high value domain names that have sold for at least US$1 million can be found at .

Detailed Auction Information:
Sealed bids must be received no later than 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Friday, November 14, 2008. The minimum acceptable bid is US$1 million. The sale to the highest bidder is expected to close in early December.

Documents detailing the sealed bid auction process, auction rules, and related terms and conditions are available on the Web at and at In addition, the Sealed Bid Auction FAQ on the web site has been updated several times since the initial announcement and press release on October 14th.

About Patent Kinetics, LLC:
Based near Boston, MA, Patent Kinetics, LLC is an Intellectual Property strategy, evaluation, and brokerage company specializing in patents, trademarks, copyrights, and high value Internet domain names. .
SOURCE Patent Kinetics, LLC




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