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2016 Could be a record year for domain disputes at the WIPO

September 29th, 2016 Comments off

Doug Isenberg, Attorney & Founder of The GigaLaw Firm published an article today on Circle ID with regard to UDRP disputes at the WIPO. Doug noted,”WIPO statistics do not represent all of the complaints filed under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) (since there are four other service providers), but WIPO traditionally has […]

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UDRP Battle Between Dating Sites CheekyLovers.com & CheekyDevil.com Results in Punt

September 23rd, 2016 Comments off

Together Networks Holdings Limited which owns the domain name CheekyLovers.com and a trademark on the term CheekyLovers lost a UDRP to grab the domain CheekyDevil.com Complainant is an online dating business and operates a number of websites, including one linked to the domain name, <cheekylovers.com>, which was registered on June 13, 2011. Complainant filed an […]

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TV Station Loses Bid To Get WDBJ.com Domain Name Through UDRP

September 20th, 2016 Comments off

Gray Television Group, Inc. just lost a UDRP in an attempt to grab the domain name wdbj.com. The Complainant is the owner of numerous television stations in the United States, including WDBJ in Roanoke, Virginia, which it purchased from WDBJ Television Inc. in 2015. WDBJ is the call sign for this station, which broadcasts on […]

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No UDRP on This One, TM holder brings lawsuit instead

September 9th, 2016 Comments off

There was a post recently on Namepros that a member was not sure what to do about a demand for a domain name they owned. Some of the comments felt the person should keep the domain, and at the end of the day it’s only a UDRP. I posted in the thread that the first […]

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Drop Catchers Beware: Domain RaiseMe.com Lost in UDRP Despite Lack of Registered Trademark

September 9th, 2016 Comments off

Raise Labs, Inc (“Complainant”), just won control of the domain name RaisemMe.com in a UDRP/ The US-based company did not have an US federally registered trademark. The one member panel of The Honourable Neil Anthony Brown QC found the company had common law rights to the name in part based on the fact that the […]

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18 Year Old Domain EquipmentTrader.com Lost To TM Holder of “HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRADER”

August 22nd, 2016 Comments off

In another horrible decision, The domain name EquipmentTrader.com was just lost in UDRP, United States trademark registration for the words HEAVY EQUIPMENT TRADER. Registered January 19, 1988; and filed on June 11, 1987 The domain was registered on April 15, 1998 and is due to expire on April 14, 2017. The one member panel of […]

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UDRP Filed On ZL.com By German Law Firm

August 18th, 2016 Comments off

The domain name ZL.com has been hit with a UDRP The Complainant is Zirngibl Langwieser Rechtsanwälte Partnerschaft which seems to be using the domain name zl-legal.de. Yes the Complainant is a law firm with offices in Munich, Vienna, Frankfurt and  Berlin. According to their site they do refer to themselves repeated just as ZL As […]

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Bigfoot Ventures of NYC Found Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking in Unusual Opinion

August 15th, 2016 Comments off

Bigfoot Ventures LLC of New York, New York, represented by Morton & Associates LLP has just been found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name slized.com The one member panel of Matthew S. Harris decided a pretty interesting and rare type of RDNH case especially where he found the version of […]

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Lazy Panelist Denies UDRP But Fails To Find RDNH On Inpact.me

August 9th, 2016 Comments off

Inpact S.A., of Chile lost its attempt to grab the domain name inpact.me in a UDRP based on a Chilean trademark on the term “impact” Although the panel found the Complainant did not even “provide evidence to demonstrate prima facie that the Respondent has no rights or legitimate interests in the domain name, the 2nd […]

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Intocable.com Bought on NameJet.com Saved in A UDRP; That’s Good For Domain Investors

August 9th, 2016 Comments off

Intocable, Ltd. of Zapata, Texas, lost its attempt to re-gain control domain name intocable.com The case has pretty interesting facts The Complainant gained control of the domain name through the UDRP in August 2015 when the previous owner transferred the domain to settle the UDRP. Complainant states in detail that through no fault of its […]

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