MySpectrumNews.com : Charter Communications guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Charter Communications filed a UDRP against the domain MySpectrumNews.com; the latter, is a domain registered in 2010. Long before Charter acquired Brighthouse Networks and rebranded to Spectrum and Spectrum.com, the Respondent of this UDRP used the domain for web development services: “Respondent asserts that it has legitimate interests in the disputed domain because Respondent used […]

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OneChampionship.com UDRP lands RDNH finding for Respondent

The domain OneChampionship.com was challenged at the WIPO, and the Complainant got slapped with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. Registered in 2006, the domain was among 161 domains that the Respondent “came up with,” hand-registering them after he found no active marks. The Complainant is a Singapore company that owns and manages the “ONE […]

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CentralMedia.com : RDNH finding against Mexican Complainant, in UDRP at the WIPO

Imagine, registering CentralMedia.com in 1999, only to be hit with a UDRP 18 years later. That’s exactly what happened and Australian respondent, Valentin Lotrean managed to get the UDRP deflected, and the Complainant’s demand to transfer the domain was denied. The Complainant is Central Media S.C. of Ciudad de México, Mexico. The Complainant was incorporated […]

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No Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in LibertyEnergyTrust.com UDRP

The owners of the domain LibertyEnergyTrust.com were hit with a UDRP. The Complainant is Liberty Utilities (America) Co. of Oakville, Canada, that claimed rights in the LIBERTY and LIBERTY ENERGY & Design marks since 2011. The Respondent and domain owner, is an investor in Liberty Energy Trust GP, LLC, a Delaware limited liability company focused […]

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Tobam.com UDRP results in Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The owner of the domain Tobam.com fired back at the UDRP, winning it with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The aged domain was registered as a personal last name, according to the Respondent: “In 2000, the Respondent set up a business with a view to offering personalised surname and business email addresses. To […]

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Hottie.com UDRP : Aussie company found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Hottie.com has failed; the Complainant is Easton Corp Pty Ltd of Australia. According to the UDRP particulars: “The Complainant is an Australian company that sells lingerie, beachwear, and fashion accessories online at “www.hottie.com.au” to customers in Australia, New Zealand, and worldwide. According to the Complainant’s website, the company […]

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WorldClaim.com : Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in UDRP for 17 year old domain

Having the domain WorldClaim.com “Under Construction” is an indication of cybersquatting, according to the Complainant in a frivolous UDRP. WorldClaim Global Claims Management apparently hadn’t performed due diligence when making the following claim: “The WHOIS information shows that the disputed domain name is registered to a URL of <lamedelegation.net>, which is under construction, and therefore […]

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DataMiner.com : 20 year old domain saved in UDRP with Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

DataMiner.com, a generic, aged domain registered in 1996 was served with a UDRP. Skyline Communications NV of Izegem, Belgium, claimed rights to the DATAMINER trademark, which was registered on July 12, 2016. That’s a full 20 years after the domain DataMiner.com was registered, even before the Complainant’s alleged first use to the mark in 2001. […]

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Why did Mike Mann jack up the price of DollarCity.com?

When you live by the sword, you die by the sword. Domain investor, Mike Mann, scored a huge victory after winning the rogue UDRP filed against his domain, DollarCity.com. Centroamerica Comercial, Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable not only lost the case, they were also found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH.) Effectively, this finding […]

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Denied : Mike Mann wins DollarCity.com UDRP with RDNH finding!

In August, we delivered the shocking news of how DollarCity.com, a generic, aged domain owned by investor Mike Mann, got hit with a UDRP. The Complainant, Centroamerica Comercial, Sociedad Anonima de Capital Variable, operates discount stores in Central America. The Dollar City chain had 15 stores in El Salvador in 2014, so any claims to […]

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Reverse Domain Name Hijacking decision for Slized.com UDRP

Bigfoot Ventures LLC of New York, attempted to grab a recently registered domain, Slized.com via the UDRP process, at the WIPO. Its French registrant managed to not only fight back and keep the domain, but also to convince the panel to deliver a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. Slized.com was registered in January of […]

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Stanley Pace : Turkish company loses 2nd UDRP for Sarten.com with RDNH finding!

The UDRP over the domain Sarten.com is a prime example why Rick Schwartz created Hall of Shame. Last December we covered the UDRP decision for the domain, filed at the WIPO. Stanley Pace, the domain’s owner, successfully deflected a Turkish company’s claims to Sarten.com. Just a few months later, Sarten Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim […]

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