: Complainant’s salty UDRP was denied

An Australian company, claiming rights to the PEPPER mark, attempted to get the domain via the UDRP process. Pepper Group Limited of North Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, holds a trademark for PEPPER. They applied for a trademark for PEPPER MONEY in 2015. The owners of the domain have an interesting story to […]

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‘Prolific cybersquatter’ : Complainant loses UDRP for

These days, an aggressive representation against UDRP cases is required, as the Complainants often engage in equally aggressive activity. In the case of the domain, a dictionary word, the Complainant is Percipient LLC of Chicago, Illinois. was registered in 2011; the Complainant owns a trademark for PERCIPIENT since its registration in January 2016. […]

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Franky Zapata : Flyboard inventor gets .com domain via UDRP

Flyboard is a fun activity, utilizing a water-propelled “jetpack” and its French inventor is Franky Zapata. The Flyboard was created in 2012, according to Wikipedia; Franky Zapata failed to register his full name,, at the time, so someone else did. Franky Zapata registered the .FR variant in mid 2014, and a Florida chap named […]

Copyright © 2016 · All Rights Reserved. : Trio of WIPO panelists sees the light!

We recently covered the outcome of the UDRP against the aged domain, In that case, the WIPO panelist mentioned that the domain’s registration predates that of a claimed mark by several years. It seems that a trio of WIPO panelists are also taking the same approach, in the UDRP against the domain The […]

Copyright © 2016 · All Rights Reserved. domain : Give this WIPO panelist a fat cigar!

UDRP cases filed at the WIPO often deliver a negative finding for the Respondent, but that was not the case with the domain The Complainant is Kids & Us English, S.L. of Barcelona, Spain – a company incorporated in 2007. They operate from the .net. From 2010 onwards, the Complainant registered the marks KIDS […]

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Two letter .com domain saved from UDRP

The UDRP against the two letter (LL) .com domain,, has been denied. The UDRP was filed at the WIPO back in January by Kenya Airways, that uses “KQ” as its airline code per IATA. Registered in 1996, the domain is owned by someone in China, according to DomainTools. Kenya Airways is using the […]

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YouPorn.TV : Domain lost in UDRP on the premise of a Registrant change

If you acquire a domain in the secondary market, make sure it does not infringe on the marks of others. A famous mark in the adult entertainment industry, is YOUPORN. The matching .com is the 161st most visited web site on the Internet. According to a UDRP filed against the domain name YouPorn.TV, the domain […]

Copyright © 2016 · All Rights Reserved. : Couple’s divorce leads to UDRP

Life’s what happens when you’re busy making plans; in the case of a couple who had a strategic business alliance as well, it led to a UDRP over a domain name. The domain in question,, was registered in 2009 by the Respondent, Ms. Sandra Blevins, Social Design of New York. The Complainant is Mr. […]

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Robin Hood vs. Robin Food : Ukrainian UDRP target keeps .com domain

The popular Robin Hood character might be a man of tights and fiction, but it has entertained generations via the books and on the Silver Screen. Meanwhile, the domain registrant of, was targeted by a Dutch company,¬†Robin Food B.V. , who claimed 10+ year old rights to the brand. They operate from the .biz […]

Copyright © 2016 · All Rights Reserved. registrant : I’m not a psychic – Funny UDRP response!

The Registrant of the domain came up with this brand, registering it in 2002. A dozen years later, in 2014, a company filed for the registration of the trademark ROCKETPAY, which was granted in January 2016; subsequently they filed a UDRP at the WIPO. The Complainant, Rocketgate PR LLC, alleged the following: “Complainant raises […]

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Pakistani Complainant fails to get in UDRP

In an attempt to get the domain, Innovative Technologies Pvt. Ltd of Punjab, Pakistan, cited a Pakistani trademark for “Luscious” (2006) and another for “Luscious Cosmetics” (2014). According to the UDRP filed at the WIPO, the Complainant attempted to purchase the disputed domain name from Luscious LLC. The Respondent pointed out it’s been using […]

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UDRP against domain got denied

A UDRP that was filed against the domain, has been denied. The Complainant, Kevin Michael Gray d/b/a Approve Me of San Francisco,¬† asserted the following in this case: “…offers an approval management software application that allows users to sign, store and distribute invoices, contracts, job applications, credit card applications and accounting documents using proprietary […]

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