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Nursing.com applies for #trademark registration at the #USPTO

The operators of Nursing.com, a premium domain name, have applied for the registration of the mark NURSING.COM at the USPTO. The application is twofold; for the word mark, and for a design mark depicting a stylized Nursing.com. Both applications are for the following services: Downloadable software for nursing students to access educational supplements; Downloadable software […]

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Shaktiman.com #UDRP : The Complainant was found guilty of #RDNH

The Complainant that filed a UDRP against the domain Shaktiman.com claimed to have used the SHAKTIMAN mark since 1961. Both parties are in India. The Respondent argues that although the Complainant has claimed to be doing business as SHAKTIMAN since 1961, copies of its device trademark registrations reveal the date of filing is February 3, […]

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Unbiased Ltd lost 2nd #UDRP it filed against the #domain Unbiased.com!

When you file a UDRP against an aged, generic domain, your facts and figures better be unbiased. Unbiased Ltd attempted to get the domain Unbiased.com and failed. For the second time. Note: ESQwire.com, a premium sponsor of DomainGang, represented the Respondent in this case. This case’s particulars were obtained from public records and is not […]

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Hoot.com : Trademark application indicates #domain sale took place

The operators of Hoot.com, a premium domain registered in 1995, have applied for the registration of HOOT.COM as a trademark. The application was filed with the USPTO on March 25, 2021, with an “intent to use” clause indicating the mark isn’t in use yet. The following services are part of the application: mortgage lending; mortgage […]

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RealtyPro.com : Dispute over #domain leads to a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking decision

The registrant of the domain RealtyPro.com was accused of being a “cybersquatter” simply for registering the domain in 1994. The ensuing UDRP was filed by Realty Pro Network, Inc. that holds rights to the REALTY PRO mark by registering it in 2020. That’s a full 26 years after the Respondent, who stated: He vigorously denies […]

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ITDC.com : Failed #UDRP reveals sales price, leads to Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

The registrant of ITDC.com became a Respondent via the UDRP process, which they won with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Respondent acquired the domain ITDC.com in 2018, paying the sum of $14,987.98 dollars, and did so as an acronym for its company name Internet Tool & Die Company. ITDC.com was last reported […]

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Mango loco : Monster #domains can run into trademark issues

Fairy tale monsters can be harmless or even cute, but “monster” can become a liability as a singular reference, all thanks to the MONSTER mark. A UDRP involving the domain MangoLoco.monster was a clear reference to the popular beverage maker’s brand and trademark, MANGO LOCO. It makes sense, really. Combine this mark in a domain […]

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Moxie.com : #Trademark application points to #domain sale

The creators of MoxieLash, a line of lashes and other cosmetics, have applied for a federal trademark registration at the USPTO. The mark application is for the term MOXIE.COM. The applicant operates from the domain Moxielash.com, and the trademark application is for the following products and services: Downloadable software in the nature of a mobile […]

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Skin Fairy takes #domains away from Aussie cosmetic studio

A battle between two Aussie cosmetic companies ended up with the domains SkinFairy.com.au and TheSkinFairy.com.au being transferred to the Complainant. According to the Respondent, the Complainant was an employee of the company when they created the Skin Fairy products and thus obligated to abandon any intellectual property rights. The Complainant, however, disputes that, stating that […]

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CouponCabinet.com : Why an 11 year old “catchy domain” was lost via the #UDRP process

CouponCabinet.com is an 11 year old domain name, whose registrant refers to it as a “catchy domain.” The domain changed several owners during its almost dozen years in existence, and its current registrant just lost it via the UDRP process. Why would such a domain, seemingly generic, become the focus of a UDRP? As the […]

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Cro-mags.com UDRP ends with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

A dispute for the domain Cro-mags.com ended up with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The domain was registered in 1999, or 10 years before the Complainant registered a currently live trademark for CRO-MAGS. The mark matches the name of a rock band, whose guitar player and song writer is the Respondent; he co-authored […]

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Liquor.com applies for trademark registration at the #USPTO

The operators of the ultra-premium domain name, Liquor.com, have applied for a federal trademark registration at the USPTO. Registered in 1998, the domain Liquor.com has been in the possession of Dot Dash, operators of About, Inc. since 2019. The company acquired Liquor.com from its founder, Kit Codik, who took the venture live in 2009. The […]

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