Golden State Foods’ UDRP was denied

Golden State Foods sought to get the premium three letter .com domain via the UDRP process. The Respondent, Greg Foltz / GSF Consulting, registered the domain 1993, making this UDRP a record-setting case, as it’s filed 31 years later. Sozos-Christos Theodoulou, Panelist of the Forum, noted that the Complainant does have rights due to […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in UDRP

A UDRP filed against the aged (1996) domain has been decided at the WIPO. The domain was used in the past to actively provide email services. Complainant is Rocketship AB, a company registered in Sweden, while Respondent is ATTN Domain Inquiries, World Media Group, a company based in the United States. ​The Complainant argues […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. and UDRP ends with Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

Textron Innovations owns the BEECHCRAFT trademark since 1963; they filed a UDRP to get the domains and The Respondent said: Respondent is an FAA-Certified Flight Instructor providing legitimate services for Beechcraft aircraft, including pre-purchase inspections, flight training, and relocation services. The website has a prominent disclaimer clarifying no affiliation with Textron. The domain […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Ironic UDRP decision after Respondent complying

A not-yet 18 year old from Poland registered the domain A Swedish company filed a UDRP claiming rights to the mark since 2010. In full panic mode, the Respondent communicated to the WIPO panel that they are eager to comply with the request to transfer the domain: On February 29, 2024, Respondent stated in […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. From a $100k asking price to a UDRP

In 2012, Staten Island Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery hired a developer for its web site, operating from the domain The agreement was canceled in 2023 upon which the company found out that the domain had been transferred to the developer. The two parties negotiated a sale, with the developer seeking $100,000 dollars that was […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. Failed UDRP showcases weakness of most ultra-generic domains

Workday, Inc., filed a UDRP against the domain name, on the basis of a registered mark for WORKDAY from 2007. The disputed domain was registered in 2024 and the Complainant operates from the domain The Complainant lost the UDRP despite no response being filed by the Respondent. Here’s what the Forum (NAF) panelist […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP on 21 year old domain has failed

An Australian entrepreneur and domain investor operating from the domain faced a UDRP at the Forum (NAF.) GoSaaS, Inc. claims that it owns the “GOSAAS, INC.” trademark, registered with the USPTO in 2018, and has been operating under this name since 2017. They argue that the Respondent’s use of the domain creates confusion […]

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Alpha Bank lost UDRP for the domain

Greek bank, Alpha Bank S.A., filed a complaint against the domain, arguing that it is identical to its trademarks and that the Respondent, who is a domain investor and seeks $19,999 dollars for it has no rights or legitimate interests in the domain name. ​ The Respondent claimed that the domain is not confusingly […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. beats in UDRP

In the UDRP case between 1800TruckWreck LLC and Randall MPR / Randall Marketing and Public Relations concerning the domain, the Complainant argued that the domain was confusingly similar to their trademark, alleging that the Respondent has no legitimate interests and registered the domain in bad faith. The Respondent contended that there was no substantial […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. HugeDomains sold domain, buyer got UDRP 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 […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP: We are not domainers, or cybersquatters

The Respondent to a UDRP about the domain 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 […]

Copyright © 2024 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP: Panelist sides with Complainant but drops the ball

The WIPO panelist presiding over the 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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