“LOL” is Respondent’s action to UDRP against .US domain name

Some Respondents in UDRP cases filed against their domains are quite spontaneous or even combustive. In the case of EDCOrlando.US filed at the National Arbitration Forum, the Respondent had already lost the case against the .com. His response, while unofficial, was quite interesting: “Lol would have sold it for 500 I’ll keep buying domains you […]

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Outdoorsy.com : 18 year old domain lost via the UDRP process

Outdoorsy.com, a domain registered in 1999, has been taken away from its registrant via the UDRP process. The Complainant is Outdoorsy, Inc. that possess a registered US trademark for OUTDOORSY since 2016: “Vehicle rental and leasing services; and reservation services for the rental and leasing of vehicles, namely, rental reservations for automobiles, trucks, cars, land […]

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UDRPsearch : UDRP meta-search engine is back online

The UDRP meta-search engine, UDRPSearch, is back online, after several days of displaying unrelated information. On May 31st, UDRPsearch.com began displaying the details of a legal dispute. The domain began forwarding to ravi.lahoti.com, that still displays the lawsuit’s particulars. Ravi Lahoti, the defendant in the lawsuit, is the brother of UDRPSearch.com owner David Lahoti. For […]

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ESQwire.com defends ATC.com domain in far-reaching UDRP

The aged domain ATC.com has been successfully defended by domainer-friendly lawfirm, ESQwire.com, in a UDRP brought forth by ATC Group Services LLC. Registered in 1990, it’s one of the earliest domains in existence, predating the dawn of the commercial Internet. The Complainant asserted it has common law rights predating the domain’s registration, as far back […]

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DCAC.com : Company misrepresented case in UDRP against 1998 domain

A company went after DCAC.com but failed to disclose important facts about their communications with the Respondent. The 1998 domain registration was challenged at the National Arbitration Forum by Denny Cherry & Associates Consulting, LLC. It’s apparent that they wanted this exact match acronym, and in 2011 they inquired about the domain. According to the […]

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Allstate.Claims UDRP : “Make a reasonable offer at current market prices”

The registrant of Allstate.Claims got slapped with a UDRP by the Allstate Insurance Company; in a cheeky response, the Respondent stated: “Based on this complaint, this Complainant would be filing a complaint if ANYONE owned 645 other domain extensions that pertain to the word “Allstate”, such as Allstate.Actor, Allstate.Academy, Allstate.Accountants, Allstate.Ads, Allstate.Africa, Allstate.Apartments, Allstate.Architect, Allstate.Art, […]

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ESQwire wins WinTech.com UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum

Winklevoss Technologies LLC filed a UDRP against the domain WinTech.com, which was registered in 1999. According to the UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum, the Complainant has rights to the WINTECH mark based upon multiple registrations with the United States Patent and Trademark Office (“USPTO”) (e.g. Reg. No. 2,145,935, registered Mar. 24, 1998). The Respondent […]

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You Asked For It .com : Second UDRP after 17 years by the same Complainant

The domain “You asked for it” .com became the subject of a second UDRP in 17 years, despite Complainant and Respondent being the same as in the 2000 filing. The original UDRP for YouAskedForIt.com was one of the earliest cases decided at the National Arbitration Forum, and at the time, the domain was ordered to […]

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AltaMotors .com : UDRP was denied, despite no response by its Registrant

The UDRP against the domain AltaMotors.com was denied at the National Arbitration Forum. The case was filed by Faster Faster, Inc. DBA Alta Motors against Jeongho Yoon c/o AltaMart of South Korea. In its statement, the Complainant alleged the Respondent has no rights to the domain, that the Complainant owns over 200 “Alta” domains and […]

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HSBank.com UDRP : Satoshi Shimoshita prevailed, but no RDNH finding

Satoshi Shimoshita is a Japanese domain investor with a large domain portfolio. Webster Financial Corporation filed a UDRP against his domain, HSBank.com, which was registered in 2001, seeking its transfer. The Complainant provides business and consumer banking, mortgage, insurance, trust, investment and other financial services. According to the UDRP, “since at least as early as […]

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SocialEdge.com : Last UDRP for 2016 delivers a shocking decision

This is our last UDRP coverage for 2016, and it’s about SocialEdge.com, a domain registered in 2001. The aged, generic two word composite was challenged at the National Arbitration Forum by Igor Vaks. Mr. Vaks is the CEO/Founder of Social Edge, operating from the domain getsocialedge.com. For some reason, the NAF panelist made the following […]

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Second bite at the cherry : SoccerMall.com UDRP denied – again!

When your UDRP fails, try, try again. We covered the UDRP for SoccerMall.com two months ago, and despite a lack of response by the Respondent, it was denied. It seems that the same Complainant, Hassan Shams, filed a second one – again, at the National Arbitration Forum – once again seeking to have the domain […]

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