Can’t stop the Taylor Gang guys from protecting their brand; the Wiz Khalifa hip hop outfit is on a roll. After winning the first UDRP for TaylorGang.net in 2014, the Complainant filed and won another UDRP for TaylorGang.US. The goal was most likely to establish a precedent and go after the dot .com, TaylorGang.com, a […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
An advanced workshop on Domain Name Dispute Resolution will be held on Thursday, May 14th. The location will be at the offices of Debevoise & Plimpton LLP, New York City. This WIPO-organized event is targeting trademark practitioners and potential filing parties, namely trademark owners and domain name registrants. Participants should have a basic understanding of […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Talk of this UDRP as if the kettle is calling the pot black – or something like that. Chinesepod Limited of London, United Kingdom, got all pissy-headed and filed a UDRP against the owners of the domain ChinesePot.com. Now then, we aren’t sure whether the registrant had the porcelain kind in mind, or the weed […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) announced an upcoming ‘Advanced Domain Name Workshop.‘ WIPO’s Advanced Workshop focuses on UDRP case trends covering the most relevant substantive and procedural issues. The Workshop also provides an overview of the various new ICANN Rights Protection Mechanisms (RPMs) available in connection with the launch of new gTLDs. The event […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The business plan of Yoyo Email Ltd., a British company that registered several thousand dot .Email domains, has yet to be disclosed. Setting a record number of UDRP cases in 2014, Yoyo Email Ltd. is notorious for the absurdity of its domain registrations: they match famous trademarks. In the latest UDRP at the WIPO, Amazon.com, […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
In English, the word “illusion” is spelled with two L’s but in Spanish one is missing. There is also an accent on the letter “u”. Due to this fine detail, a Mexican company, Diltex SA, decided to file a UDRP against the registrant of the domain Ilusion.com. The case was defended by UDRP Police DBS, […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Alessandro.com, a domain registered in 1998 by an American of Italian descent, was challenged in a UDRP by Alessandro International GmbH of Düsseldorf, Germany. The domain’s registrant, Alessandro Gualandi of New York, represented himself against the Complainant’s legal team, and won the case. How could he not, when he used the domain that matches his […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
We hadn’t heard from the Yoyo Email Ltd. guys in a UDRP recently, and we were getting a bit worried. Here they are, bouncing back into the Guinness Book of records, with most UDRP cases against a single company in a single year. The UDRP for the domain name Michelin.Email was filed at the WIPO […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Popular TV personality, Judge Judy, is viewed by millions of faithful followers on the syndicated show by the same name. Impressed by her decades long ability to settle disputes, the WIPO officials have invited Judge Judy to join an elite group of WIPO panelists that adjudicate domain UDRP cases. “Judge Judy has provided year of […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
A UDRP at the WIPO has denied the transfer of the domain, PlusTransfer.com, to a Dutch competitor. Filed by WeRock B.V. of Amsterdam, Netherlands, the UDRP examined a straightforward case that should have been decided with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The Complainant uses the domain WeTransfer.com to offer file transfer services, and actively […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
The domain name Photo.com was challenged in a UDRP, brought forth by Fotocom Société Anonyme of Ottignies-Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgium. Short version: The complaint was denied, although there was no finding of reverse domain name hijacking, as one would expect. Registered in 1998, Photo.com is an extremely generic domain name, and it’s absurd that there was a […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.
Yoyo Email Ltd., the British company alleging to have created a viable business model based on the registration of .Email domain names that match corporate names, brands and trademarks, broke UDRP records in 2014. The pattern continues in 2015, and the game is becoming bigger with every UDRP. As of late, instead of adjudicating single […]Copyright © 2015 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.