Archive for the ‘URS’ Category

2014 Final UDRP Stats From WIPO & NAF: 0.003% of All Domains Subject to A UDRP/URS

October 16th, 2015 Comments off
This week the WIPO published it stats for the cases it determine under Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (“UDRP”)  in 2014. Back in September the other major organization that hears UDRP and the only one to decide cases filed under the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (“URS”) the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) announced their stats […]

Netflix Finally Wins A URS on; The Difference?; The Domain Was Parked

October 14th, 2015 Comments off
Netflix finally won a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) case on the domain name Netflix recently lost two URS cases on the domain names and There were two difference between this case of and the other two URS they lose One was the Examiner which in this case was Debrett Gordon Lyons. […]

WIPO Publishes 2014 UDRP Figures & 2015 YTD: 14% of WIPO’s 2015 Cases Are New gTLD’s

October 13th, 2015 Comments off
WIPO released it annual report yesterday for 2014 and Year to Date numbers through September 2015. Cases filed ins 2014 were up only 2% from 2013,  with 2,634 cases being lodged by trademarks owners claiming abuse of their mark. Country-code top-level domains (ccTLDs) – accounted for 13% of all filings in 2014 with 71 national […]

Better Pay Attention As ICANN Opens Up Comment Period For Changes To UDRP & URS

October 10th, 2015 Comments off
ICANN has opened the comment period Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPM) implemented for both existing and new gTLDs, including but not limited to the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) and the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS). This Preliminary Issue Report is the result of that request. “The question of who legally has rights to, […]

Tagheuer Loses URS Which Now Seems Limited To Domains Parked or Offered For Sale

October 7th, 2015 Comments off
Tagheuer has become the latest trademark holder to lose a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) proceeding on the domain name Ho-Hyun Nahm, as Examiner found in favor of the domain holder although the domain did not resolve finding: “Passive holding can be considered as an indication of bad faith. However, in case of the disputed […]
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Netflix Loses It’s 2nd URS This Week & Why This May Kill Off The URS

October 3rd, 2015 Comments off
Netflix has lost it’s 2nd Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) decision of the week this time on the domain name A few days ago we wrote about Netflix losing the URS on the domain name in what we described as the strangest decision of the year, which was decided by the same Examiner as […]
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Strangest Decision of The Year? Netflix Loses URS On The Domain Name

September 30th, 2015 Comments off
Netflix, Inc. just lost a complaint filed under the Uniform Rapid Suspension System (URS) on the domain name I have read through the short decision several times and still do understand it The domain owner said he doesn’t even own the domain. The domain which was had a website about Netflix service was found […]
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Frank Schilling’s North Sound Names Loses 1st Uniform Rapid Suspension on EOS.Blackfriday

July 29th, 2015 Comments off
Frank Schilling North Sound Names has lost its first Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) on the domain name North Sound Names registered almost 208,000 domain names Uniregistry new gTLD’s and marks the first time North Sound has lost a domain name in a URS or a UDRP. Due to the ruling the domain registration will […]

Electronic Frontier Foundation Tells ICANN Not To Extend URS To .Travel

June 13th, 2015 Comments off
The Electronic Frontier Foundation (EEF) has filed a comment with ICANN objecting to the Extension of Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) to .Travel Domains. “The Electronic Frontier Foundation is the leading nonprofit organization defending civil liberties in the digital world. Founded in 1990, EFF champions user privacy, free expression, and innovation through impact litigation, policy analysis, […]
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Prudential Denied URS On Despite Trademark & Parked Page

May 30th, 2015 Comments off
The Prudential Insurance Company of America just lost the attempt to get the new gTLD domain name suspended through a Uniform Rapid Suspension (URS) proceeding. The domain owner is Mark Jeftovic of Toronto. The Examiner Antonina Pakharenko-Anderson, denied relief to Prudential despite having a trademark going back to 1986 for financial services and the […]
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