Pret dot .APP #UDRP : You snooze, you lose says #WIPO panelist!

The registrant of the domain Pret.app just won the UDRP dispute that was filed by the holder of 480 trademarks, Pret A Manger (Europe) Limited of London, United Kingdom. The word “pret” means “ready” in French, and the Respondent denied it registered the domain in bad faith. Instead, they pointed out to their entrepreneurial status […]

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#Wedia .com : A 21 year old #domain salvaged from the #UDRP process

Wedia.com is a domain registered in 1997; twenty-one years later, a French company attempted to wrestle it away from its Japanese registrant via the UDRP process. After offering $3,000 dollars to the Registrant and not hearing back, WEDIA SA of Paris, France, sent its lawyers to file a UDRP at the WIPO. Despite the lack […]

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#Legally .com : Aged #domain saved from the clutches of the #UDRP process

Legally.com, a generic domain registered in 1997, was challenged via the UDRP process. The aged domain was offered for sale via Afternic, for $24,999 dollars. That’s hardly a bank breaker for a buyer in the legal services business, but in this case Legally Co of Newark, Delaware, filed a UDRP at the WIPO. The Complainant […]

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#Blackhawks .com down : UDRP by #NHL team takes 1995 #domain away from its registrant!

Blackhawks.com is a generic domain registered in 1995, and 23 years later it’s lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant in this case is none other than the Chicago Blackhawk Hockey Team, Inc. of Chicago, Illinois, aka “Blackhawks.” Here’s what the Complainant says: Founded in 1926, Complainant is a professional ice hockey […]

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#Euronext N.V. loses #UDRP against three letter domain #AEX .com

Registered in 1998, the three letter domain AEX.com was challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant in this case, Euronext N.V. of Amsterdam, the Netherlands, asserted rights to the AEX mark due to a Benelux mark: “The Complainant is a company incorporated in the Netherlands and the operator of stock markets in Amsterdam, Paris, Lisbon […]

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#Playboy centerfold : Famous #trademark #domain changes hands after 15 years

PlayboyCenterfold.com, a domain registered in 2003, has just changed hands thanks to the UDRP process. The domain infringed on a trademark owned by the famous publisher Playboy; the Complainant also retrieved 23 year old domain Centerfolds.com last August. According to the UDRP complaint that was filed at the WIPO: “The Complainant is a world-renowned entertainment […]

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Temaris dot .com : UDRP filed against #HugeDomains fails miserably at the #WIPO

A UDRP filed against HugeDomains for the domain Temaris.com failed miserably. The drop-catching marketplace defended its rights, against the Complainant, Tenaris Connections BV of Amsterdam, Netherlands. The Complainant claimed that “temaris” is similar to their TENARIS mark, and that it constitutes “typo-squatting.” The Respondent presented the meaning of “temaris” in several languages, along with the […]

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#FlyScanner : UDRP complaint denied due to descriptive nature of the #domain

The UDRP complaint against the domain Fly-Scanner.com was denied, on the basis of descriptiveness in its use. The Complainant is Skyscanner Limited of London, United Kingdom, that possess trademarks for SKYSCANNER. Apparently, they considered the Fly-Scanner.com domain and service to be unfair competition, although the marks involved are distinctively different. According to the Respondent: “The […]

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BTSA .com : #Domain Capital lost aged #LLLL .com via the #UDRP process

The 15 year old domain, BTSA.com, has been in the possession of Domain Capital for a while. Registered in 2003, BTSA.com appears to be yet another LLLL .com, a domain genre that became popular a few years ago due to the Chinese domain market‘s explosive growth, and subsequent collapse. BTSA Biotecnologias Aplicadas, S.L. of Madrid, […]

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#Montar .com : Spanish dictionary word #domain sent to the #WIPO

Montar.com is a 2002 domain registration, owned by NameFind LLC – that’s the GoDaddy subsidiary managing the company’s domain inventory. The word “montar” means “to mount” in Spanish, and the Respondent in this case used this fact to defend ownership of the domain against the Complainant, Montar A/S of Bjert, Denmark. The Respondent does not […]

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Is the domain name #Costa .com worth one million dollars?

Costa means “coast” in Spanish; the matching domain Costa.com was registered in 1997, and yet 21 years later, an Italian company filed a UDRP against its registrant. The Respondent was represented by ESQwire.com, sponsors of our publication, that provided the information below. The Costa.com UDRP decision contains an important response by the WIPO panelists, regarding […]

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#Asianet : Future Media Architects win #UDRP against #domain name registered in 1994

An Indian company took the owners of AsiaNet.com and AsiaNet.net to the WIPO, attempting to wrestle them away via the UDRP process. Asianet Satellite Communications Limited of Thiruvananthapuram, India, failed at both attempts. The .net owner and Respondent in that case, is Future Media Architects. Elequa’s company did not respond to the UDRP, and yet, […]

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