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Owner of Airlineonline.aero Files UDRP On Airlineonline.com

January 29th, 2015 Comments off
      The owner of the domain name airlineonline.com just got hit with a UDRP by the owner of the domain name Airlineonline.aero It doesn’t look like the ownership of the .com has changed since at least January 2013. Obviously in my opinion as generic a domain as you can get The Complainant was […]
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Vanity.com Loses Bid To Grab VanityShops.com from Vertical Axis

January 28th, 2015 Comments off
Vanity Shop which just acquired the domain name Vanity.com last year after another UDRP and a federal lawsuit of its own, just lost its bid to grab the domain name vanityshop.com from it’s owner Vertical Axis Inc. which was represented by Ari Goldberger of Esqwire.com. The three member panel of the The Hon. Nelson A. […]
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Poster Boy For Frivolous UDRP Cases: Booked.xyz Guilty Of RDNH: TM Filed 16 Yrs After Domain Was Registered

January 26th, 2015 Comments off
Booked Ltd of London which owns the domain Booked.xyz and Bookedxyz.com was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on the domain name Booked.com in one of the most baseless UDRP cases we have ever read. Its too bad there is not any penalties for those who bring frivolous UDRP cases other than a […]
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Photo.com Saved In UDRP But No Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

January 26th, 2015 Comments off
Fotocom Société Anonyme of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium, just lost its bid to grab the generic domain Photo.com. Although the three member panel threw out the case out finding the Complainant failed on the first element of not proving trademark rights the panel refused to find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). Here are the highlights: 4. Factual […]
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Vertical Axis Loses UDRP On ElectricFootball.com; Acquired When Complainant Let it Drop

January 26th, 2015 Comments off
A three member UDRP panel has awarded the domain name ElectricFootball.com to Tudor Games, Inc. of Sammamish, Washington which owned the domain name until 1997 when they “unintentionally” let it expire and that is when Vertical Axis Inc. who was represented by ESQwire.com Law Firm, acquired the domain on the drop. The Complaintant did not […]
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Trademark Holders Make Cybersquatting Profitable By Failing To Act: BentleyMotorCars.com 9 Years Old

January 21st, 2015 Comments off
We have mentioned before that when it comes to the levels of  cybersquatting trademark holders have to share the blame by creating the ecosystem for high profits for those registering bang on trademark infringing domains and allowing them to be very profitabily parked for many year before taking action Today we see another one such […]

Panel Decides To “Terminate” UDRP On Telepathy’s SDT.com W/Fed Case Pending + 1 Vote RDNH

January 20th, 2015 Comments off
2 members of a 3 member UDRP decided to terminate a UDRP filed by SDT International limited company of Belgium (SDT) on the three letter .com, SDT.com from Nat Cohen’s Telepathy, Inc. who was represented by Wiley Rein LLP. The three member panel spit in its decision with 2 members voting to terminate the the […]
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“The Donald” Goes After The Domain TrumpCard.com In A UDRP

January 20th, 2015 Comments off
Domain Trump has filed a UDRP on the domain name Trumpcard.com The domain name TrumpCard.com was first registered in 1998. While the Donald owns some casinos or at least has his name on them, the term Trump Card has a meaning well before the time there was a Donald Trump and well before he ever […]
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Fiesta.com Hit With A UDRP

January 20th, 2015 Comments off
          The extremely generic domain name Fiesta.com has been hit with a UDRP filing. The complainant is Dean & Simmons, Sàrl Heintz Van Landewyck S.à.r.l. which as the best as I can tell has a pending but not yet registered trademark on the term and is actually facing abandonment by April […]
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Fox Sports Owned Domain SportsSouth.com Saved In A UDRP Decision: No Use in 4+ Years Is Not Bad Faith

January 17th, 2015 Comments off
Well here is something you don’t see very often in UDRP land a Fortune 500 Company defending a domain name it owns against a UDRP claim and they didn’t even elect to pay for a three member panel The UDRP was brought by Sports South, LLC on the domain SportsSouth.com which is owned by Fox […]
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