WIPO director, Stan Domainowski, did not mince his words in a recent meeting of the World Intellectual Property Organization in Geneva, Switzerland. “I want to make it clear to domainers who end up receiving UDRP notices for domain names: Abandon hope, all ye who enter here.” When asked to clarify this extraordinary statement, Mr. Domainowski […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Bagley Argentina S.A. of Buenos Aires, Argentina claimed it had rights to the BAGLEY mark, when it filed a UDRP against the domain Bagley.com. Registered in 1999, the domain belongs to Anything.com Ltd. of Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands – the Respondent in this case. The Complainant asserted its rights stem from a Mr. Bagley, way […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
If you plan to apply for a trademark, make sure it doesn’t sound like a typo of a commonly searched, generic term. A three member panel at the WIPO agreed that the domain Cedit.com does not infringe on the Complainant’s mark, CEDIT. According to ESQwire, the domainer-friendly law firm representing the Respondent: “The Respondent registered […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A domain investor from China has reported that three of his domains were stolen, and moved away from an eNom account. Manhua.com, 5678.com and 26266.com are now in the hands of cybercriminals, who stole them and transferred them to Dynadot. Domainer-friendly lawfirm, ESQwire.com, has been retained to enforce the rights of the domain owner; in […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
It’s almost 2016, and this is the best time of the year to send out our sincere thanks to companies in the domain industry that stood out above the rest, for the products and services they provide. After being grateful to Escrow.com, DomainTools, and Uniregistry, it’s the turn of ESQwire. The domainer-friendly lawfirm has been […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In April of this year, we reported that the premium, aged domain X3.com was stolen from its legitimate owner. At the time, Mr. AJ Alfieri-Crispin, shared the agony of witnessing the domain disappear from his registrar account in the course of 25 minutes. The owner’s Odyssey ended about a month ago, when the 3rd District […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In recent weeks, the Brooklyn Brewery Corporation of Brooklyn, New York, launched a barrage of UDRP filings against several domain holders. The UDRP cases for BrooklynLager.com, BrooklynPilsner.com and BrooklynBeers.com were terminated without further info, presumably after being settled. BrooklynBrew.com is still pending a decision, and both BrooklynAle.com and BrooklynBrews.com were ordered to be transferred to […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
IEC.com, an aged, three letter .com domain was saved at the WIPO after International Electrotechnical Commission of Geneva, Switzerland filed a UDRP against it. Represented by ESQwire.com, the Respondent asked for a three member panel to deliver a decision. According to the UDRP: “Amongst other things, the Complainant is the owner of Swiss Trademark Registration […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The domain name iPayments.com was challenged in a UDRP filed on June 15, 2015. The Korean Respondent was represented by ESQwire.com, a domainer-friendly lawfirm. For a domain registered in 1997, the Complainant, iPayment, Inc. of Westlake Village, California, claimed exclusive rights to the “IPAYMENT” mark it asserted to hold since 2001. In an interesting twist […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
ESQwire achieved a remarkable feat in the month of July: in 30 days, five UDRP cases were successfully defended by the domainer-friendly law firm. What we have here, are 5 cases involving generic dictionary word domains, two word domains, “e” generic word domains and a four letter domain. That’s almost like a typical variety of […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A UDRP brought against the owner of the domain name NAE.com has been successfully defended at the National Arbitration Forum. The Respondent is Vertical Axis, represented by the law office of Ari Goldberger – ESQwire.com. It’s inconceivable that a domain registered 15 years ago, according to DomainTools, would have to be defended against National Automotive […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
ESQwire.com is a domainer-friendly law firm, totaling decades of experience between its principals, Ari Goldberger and Jason B. Schaeffer; the end result is an impressive portfolio of domains that have been successfully defended against litigation or UDRPs. Both IP attorneys are actively involved in the domain community and participate in domain conferences and events, such […]Copyright © 2017 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.