Aged three letter domain VMI.com saved in #UDRP

Attorney Zak Muscovitch defended the owner of VMI.com, in a UDRP that stopped short of a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The valuable domain asset was registered in 1994, and an Arizona company, Vantage Mobility International LLC, asserted rights to the VMI mark. That mark, however, was registered 20 years after the domain’s registration, and […]

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CLH .com #UDRP – almost – delivers finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The aged three letter domain CLH.com is in the clear, as the Complainant in a UDRP was – almost – found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH.) Registered in 1995, the aged domain was dragged to the WIPO by Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos CLH S.A. of Madrid, Spain. The Respondent was represented by Zak […]

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Cassandra .com #UDRP failed with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Cassandra.com has failed, and the panel’s decision delivered a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Complainant is Deep Focus Inc. of New York, with a registered mark for THE CASSANDRA REPORT. IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, handled the case on behalf of the Respondent. In the UDRP, he […]

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PShot.com : Penis enlargement company’s UDRP falls short; gets whipped with RDNH

PShot.com was hit with a UDRP by a medical company that provides a penis enlargement procedure. Not only did the Respondent prevail, the panelists whipped the Complainant with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. According to the UDRP’s particulars: Complainant is Charles E. Runels, Jr., represented by Sheryl De Luca of Nixon & Vanderhye […]

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TwinLakes.com UDRP : Estoppel a plausible domain defense

The domain TwinLakes.com was hit by a UDRP, 12 years after its registration date in 2005. The Complainant, Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation, is in possession of the registered mark WIN LAKES COMMUNICATIONS. According to the Complainant, Respondent offered to sell the domain name for $50,000, an amount in excess of the typical out-of-pocket costs […]

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UDRP settled: PPC advertising *is* a bona fide use for domains

In a UDRP for the domain Kubex.com, the Complainant attempted to wrestle the domain away from its registrant, predating the “KUBEX” trademark by 11 years. Represented by the Zak Muscovitch law firm, the Respondent noted: “Respondent could not have registered the domain name in bad faith because Respondent’s registration of the domain name predates by […]

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Oogle.com saved from the clutches of Google

IP attorney Zak Muscovitch successfully defended the domain name Oogle.com against Google‘s ‘evil’ clutches. According to a tweet by Canadian domain investor, George Kirikos, the domain Oogle.com was spared in a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum, that was decided for the Respondent. Says Muscovitch: “GOOGLE just lost a dispute over the domain name, Oogle.com. […]

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