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UDRP Panel Refused To Find RDNH Despite Finding TM Holder Failed To Disclose & Misrepresented

August 22nd, 2014 Comments off
The majority of a three member UDRP refused to find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) despite the fact they found the complainant failed to disclose a previous relationship between  the parties and a previous UDRP between the domain holder and the former company that the trademark holder acquired. The majority of the panel also found […]
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Beiersdorf AG, Hamburg, Germany Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

August 21st, 2014 Comments off
Beiersdorf AG, which is located in Hamburg, Germany has just been found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name BeiersdorfChina.com They were represented by in-house counsel In this case the Respondent is Beiersdorf (Tianjin) Petrochemical Co., Ltd., which is located in Tianjin, China. The decision was issued in Chinese and I […]

Be Warned: WIPO Taking Screenshots When A UDRP Is Filed & Giving It To Panel & Why Its A Problem

August 20th, 2014 Comments off
WIPO has been taking Screenshots of whatever is on a domain name as soon as a UDRP Is filed and they have been furnishing the screenshot to the UDRP panel who has been taking the screenshot into account as evidence in making their determination. This revelation came to light by  John Berryhill who read the […]
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INTA Issues 6 Month Bulletin on Results of URS Cases

August 20th, 2014 Comments off
The International Trademark Association (INTA) issued what it called a 6 month  Bulletin on the results of cases filed under the Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) procedure. INTA says that a total of 92 URS cases have been filed to date 88 with the National Arbitration Forum in the United States (NAF) and four with the […]
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17 Year Old TVS.com Saved in UDRP Against $4 Billion Company That’s Going Into Domain Hall Of Shame

August 18th, 2014 Comments off
TV Sundram Iyengar and Sons Limited of Madurai of India represented by DePenning & DePenning, just lost its attempt to grab the 17 year old domain name TVS.com The domain owner P.A. Gordon was represented by ESQwire.com which won its second UDRP of the day, Congrats to Ari and Jason. The panel had a very […]
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Vertical Axis Beats Back UDRP On Ritchey.com

August 18th, 2014 Comments off
Vertical Axis Inc. represented by Ari and Jason at ESQwire.com, just beat back a UDRP on the domain name Ritchey.com The complaint was brought by Ritchey Design, Inc. of Nevada which is a “company specializing in bicycle components established in 1974 which has registrations for RITCHEY in the US, Canada and the European Community for […]
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Google Wins Control Of GlassForSnap.com Based On Its Trademark on Glass in UDRP

August 11th, 2014 Comments off
Google Inc. (“Complainant”), just won the rights to the domain name GlassforSnap.com. The one member panel of James A. Carmody, Esq., found the domain name GlassforSnap.com was confusing similar to Google’s trademark on the word “Glass”. The domain holder did not submit a response and the domain name went to a page which clearly targeted […]
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SignEasy.com Saved In UDRP But Panel Finds “Sales Page” Not Legitimate or Fair Use

August 8th, 2014 Comments off
Glykka LLC of San Francisco, California lost its bid to grab the domain name SignEasy.com. The domain name SignEasy.com was registered back on October 7, 2005. The Complainant wasn’t even incorporated until March 8th 2013. So the domain owner registered the domain some 7 years before the Complainant even existed. The Complainant trademark is dated […]
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xBiz.com Reports Porn.com Has Been Recovered

August 7th, 2014 Comments off
Yesterday we wrote about a UDRP that was filed against the domain name Porn.com which we said appeared to be stolen out of a Moniker.com account. Today xBiz.com is reporting that the domain Porn.com has been recovered. It maybe interesting to note that when the domain appeared at the new registrar yesterday the domain was […]
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Very Troubling: 19 Year Old SouthPaw.com Lost in UDRP

August 7th, 2014 Comments off
Southpaw Enterprises, Inc. just won the rights to the domain name southpaw.com in a UDRP As a term, Southpaw refers to someone who is left handed. The domain name was registered on April 18, 1995. The Respondent bought the domain name in 2002. The Complainant federal trademark registration is dated March 8, 1983 Despite the […]
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