#Mijndomein .com : UDRP decision denies transfer of Dutch #domain as generic

A Dutch company operating from mijndomein.nl tried to wrestle away the matching dot .com, mijndomein.com. The latter was registered in 2003 and according to their web site, operates a business worldwide. They risked losing their domain via the UDRP process at the WIPO. Despite the Complainant’s existing Benelux trademark (2016) for MIJNDOMEIN.NL, the panel found […]

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#Hindware : Indian company grabs #domain registered in 2000

The domain Hindware.com was registered in 2000, and 18 years later it was challenged and lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. Being self-represented, the Respondent claimed they registered the domain as a combination of hind (the body part behind the back) and ware (referring to goods and materials). There’s an interesting twist, however. […]

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A guy named #Siemens beats mega corporation via the #UDRP process!

Mr. Rod Siemens has beaten Siemens, the mega corporation, via the UDRP process. The German company went after the domain SiemensConsulting.com, which would make sense in most cases. In this case, a family name used for legitimate purposes led to a decision favoring Mr. Siemens: The Respondent is an individual. He says that “Siemens” is […]

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Harrier .com #UDRP ends with victory for the Respondent

The domain Harrier.com was challenged via the UDRP process; the aged domain (registration 1992) was successfully defended, and the WIPO panelist, Andrea Mondini, delivered a finding in favor of the Respondent. We also received the following information from Mike Robertson,┬áDirector of Business Development for DNC Holdings, regarding the UDRP decision: The domain is registered at […]

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#ZenCat .com : A 15 year old #domain lost to the owners of a design trademark

ZenCat.com, a domain registered in 2003 was just lost via the UDRP process at the National Arbitration Forum. What makes this case stand out, is that the trademark for ZENCAT was registered in 2018, and it’s a design mark for veterinary services. Not only that: the colors of the design are claimed as part of […]

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#PureRed .com : #UDRP against 20 year old #domain gets no #RDNH finding

The domain PureRed.com was registered in 1998, and its Japanese registrant was hit with a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. The Complainant, GAPRC Holding, claimed rights to the PURERED mark: The petitioner has used the PURERED mark for commercial purposes for at least 12 years (at least from June 1, 2005) in connection with […]

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“Agree or disagree” price quote leads to #UDRP for .XYZ #domain

If you’re a domain registrant try not to be too cheeky with your attitude to offers. The Japanese registrant of NBAZ.xyz had the following communication with the other party, National Bank of Arizona of Salt Lake City, Utah: “I decide my mind. I have plan Domain nbaz.xyz. I can sell 10,000 USD. Agree or disagree? […]

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#Yish .com #UDRP ends in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the aged domain, Yish.com, ended in a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking, on top of denying the Complainant’s request for a domain transfer. Note: ESQwire.com, the law firm representing the Respondent, is a premium sponsor of DomainGang. We obtained this information from a public resource. According to the UDRP that was […]

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Goodr : #Brandroot domain asset lost via the #UDRP process after #GoDaddy auction

Goodr.com, a domain registered in 2009, has been lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant, Goodr LLC of Playa Del Rey, California, received the registration of its GOODR trademark in 2016. The company operates from the domain playgoodr.com. Brandroot, a Hawaii based marketplace for brandable domains, acquired the domain in a GoDaddy […]

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#Wansa .com #UDRP : Fifteen year old #domain lost without legal assistance

The domain Wansa.com was registered in 2003, and the term “Wansa” is apparently a common name in Arabic-speaking countries. Its registrant, however, failed to seek legal assistance when a UDRP was filed. They also failed to file a formal response, although the Panel accepted their informal response regardless. The Complainant, Yusuf A. Alghanim & Sons […]

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Integrated Robotics : Disgruntled former employee shuts off company’s #domain access

Integrated Robotics is a company that was formed in 2012 to help customers solve real world data acquisition issues with leading edge integrated platforms and payload system solutions. According to their web site at Integrated-Robotics.com: In 2015, Integrated Robotics evolved into a commercial drone services company with mission capable payload sensors to capture data for […]

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Lights Out : Dot com #domain sent to the #UDRP process – What happened next?

Imagine when an aged, generic domain such as LightsOut.com gets thrown to the lions of the National Arbitration Forum. The UDRP process is meant to process trademark violations in the realm of domain names. And yet, it’s often used – more often than corporate lawyers want to admit – in an abusive manner: to wrestle […]

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