Aromatech.com UDRP ends with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Aromatech, Ltd., Canada, filed a UDRP to get the domain Aromatech.com from its registrant, who acquired it in 2005. The domain’s acquisition predates the date of the Complainant’s mark registration of AROMATECH in 2009, thus leading the WIPO panelist to deny the transfer, emphasizing that fact: “The Panel considers that, in all the circumstances, the […]

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DailyWorkouts.com: UDRP ends with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Daily Workout Apps LLC filed a UDRP to usurp the domain DailyWorkouts.com, citing a trademark for the term DAILY WORKOUTS obtained in 2012. The Respondent, however, pointed out that the Complainant’s mark is registered on the Secondary Register at the USPTO—essentially a self-signed mark, as opposed to one being on the Primary Register. Conveniently, they […]

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Buontalenti.com: HugeDomains sold domain, buyer got UDRP

Buontalenti.com is a domain registered in 2012 which was sold in 2022 by HugeDomains. The amount is unknown but the buyer appears to be a company in Qatar looking to establish a franchise brand of Badiani gelato before the World Cup in 2022. Badiani Ltd, a gelato company based in the UK claims that it […]

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“The Cam Dude” won the UDRP filed against the domain TheCamDude.com

Mav Media LLC filed a UDRP to get the domain TheCamDude.com from its registrant, who operates a resource about adult cam sites. Despite having achieved a recent victory against the domain CamDude.com, the Complainant lost this case, as the Respondent responded and represented themselves. They are listed simply by their initials, “F.A” in this UDRP. […]

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Motherhood.ai UDRP: Dot .AI associated with Artificial Intelligence, says Panelist

The WIPO panelist who decided on the UDRP for Motherhood.ai mentioned the obvious: Dot .ai domains are associated with Artificial Intelligence and in this case, as the domain is for sale, it did not target the Complainant’s MOTHERHOOD mark. The Complainant operates from Motherhood.com and its predecessors have supplied maternity apparel under the marks MOTHERHOOD […]

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And just like that, FoodClub.com (1998) is lost in a UDRP

The old (1998) registration of the domain FoodClub.com did not matter when Topco Holdings, Inc filed a UDRP. Its FOOD CLUB trademark came into play, registered in 1957 in the US for services that began as early as in 1945. One has to wonder what took the Complainant this long—26 years—to file a UDRP. In […]

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Apsen.com UDRP: This 20+ year old domain will be transferred—Here’s why

Apsen.com is a domain registered in July 2003; more than 20 years later, a UDRP decision by a sole panelist will force its transfer to the Complainant. Apsen Farmaceutica S.A., Brazil, cited its Brazilian trademark for APSEN, registered in 1984 for various pharmaceutical products. Its domain Apsen.com.br was registered in 1998. Despite appearing to be […]

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Camdude.com: Investor’s sale got UDRP’ed

Camdude.com, a domain name that once belonged to an expert domain investor, was apparently sold in 2020. Although the domain appears generic and was registered in 2004, it ended up being involved in a UDRP filed by Mav Media LLC, an adult content provider that operates from the plural and holds a registered trademark for […]

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Coinflex.com UDRP: One important thing about the domain arbitration process

The domain name Coinflex.com became the apple of discord of two Hong Kong based entities. The matter reached the WIPO panel that examined the case. Soon, it became evident that the Byzantine complexity of the matter could not resolved by the panel. Said the sole panelist: In this instance, the Panel finds it unnecessary to […]

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Trimble.ai UDRP: We are not domainers, or cybersquatters

The Respondent to a UDRP about the domain Trimble.ai used novel language to describe their use of the domain. “We are not domainers or cybersquatters,” said the Respondent, in response to Trimble Inc. that filed the UDRP. The three member panel was prepared to believe them, despite their listing of the domain at Sedo with […]

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FlyCRW.com UDRP ends with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The Central West Virginia Regional Airport Authority filed a UDRP to usurp the domain FlyCRW.com from its registrant; in the filing, they claimed that the FLYCRW mark is senior to the domain name. This allegation was false, as the Forum (NAF) panelist noted. In fact, the domain was registered in 2019, two years before the […]

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JCTAttachments.com UDRP: Panelist sides with Complainant but drops the ball

The WIPO panelist presiding over the JCTAtattachments.com UDRP pointed out that the web site hosted on the domain mimics the Complainant’s; that the purpose of the disputed domain’s existence is to confuse the consumers and pass off as the Complainant. Given the degree of similarity between the Respondent’s logo and the Complainant’s mark, and the […]

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