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RigMinder.com #UDRP : Former employee holds the #GoDaddy keys

When you trust employees with your company assets, such as domain names, ensure these are role accounts and not personal accounts. RigMinder Operating LLC filed a UDRP to recover its domain name, RigMinder.com, that was registered in 2007. At some point, the manager of the domain’s web site with Amazon AWS left the company, but […]

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GameRoom.com #UDRP: Rare case with #Facebook as the Respondent!

This is a rare UDRP case with Facebook as the Respondent and not the Complainant. My Gameroom LLC filed the UDRP with the National Arbitration Forum, to contest the domain Gameroom.com, owned and operated by Facebook. The Complainant noted its 2018 trademark registration for MY GAMEROOM and MYGAMEROOM. Complainant states that it has used its […]

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Electral.com: Indian company tried to get the #domain via the #UDRP process

An Indian company, FDC Limited, attempted to get the domain Electral.com that a company from Ecuador uses. Citing common trademarks in India registered back in 1968, the Complainant was cocksure about their victory; furthermore, the Respondent filed no response. It was up to the WIPO panelist to dig into the case and did not find […]

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GotCredit.com registrant deflects #UDRP as NAF finds Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The registrant of the domain GotCredit.com managed to deflect the legal maneuver that Clean Slate Credit Solutions attempted via the UDRP process. The attempt to usurp the domain failed and the 3 appointed National Arbitration Forum (NAF) panelists delivered a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. Registered in 2002, GotCredit.com was targeted by the Complainant […]

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FreedomChurch.org : UDRP ends up with a minority declaration of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The domain FreedomChurch.org sounds very generic and yet someone contested it via the UDRP process at the National Arbitration Forum. Peymon Mottahedeh filed the UDRP on the basis of having a fresh state trademark: Florida/October 16, 2020. Furthermore, the Complainant asserted they used the domain between 1997 – 2020 and let it drop. The Respondent […]

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FlyLife.com : #Domain from 2001 gets its life extended after #UDRP

The domain FlyLife.com was registered in 2001, and 19 years later it was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO. The Complainant Leighton Adem is the owner of FlyLife Magazine Pty Ltd, an Australian journal on fly fishing which was established in 1995. FlyLife Magazine Pty Ltd has trademark registrations for the FLYLIFE mark in […]

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CobraJetAviation.com : The #UDRP process wasn’t designed for legal disputes

US based Cobrajet, Inc., instructed one of its employees to register the domain CobraJetAviation.com, with subsequent compensation of his expenses. According to the ensuing UDRP, the now former employee refused to provide access to the accounts managing the domain and the web site. The Respondent is Cobra Jet, Cobrajetaviation, with an address in Cairo, Egypt, […]

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YouLoveFruit.com #UDRP : The GoDaddy lander isn’t the Respondent’s responsibility

The domain YouLoveFruit.com was registered in 2018, and it displays the new generation of GoDaddy landers that incorporate PPC links with a “Get in touch” message. The registrant of the YOU LOVE FRUIT mark filed a UDRP, based on a 2015 registration with the USPTO. Surprisingly, the Respondent prevailed, despite not filing a response. According […]

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Church of Christ 1914 : Matching .com #domain avoided digital crucifixion

The registrant of the domain Churchofchrist1914.com was hit with a UDRP, that was filed by a church in the Philippines. The Complainant is Iglesia Ni Cristo (Church of Christ), Philippines, that  describes itself as an independent Christian church, founded in 1914, which maintains nearly 7,000 congregations and missions grouped into more than 160 ecclesiastical districts […]

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Lingaro.com : Polish #domain registered in 2005 hit with a #UDRP

Lingaro.com, the brand name of a Polish startup “innovator in data analysis,” was registered in 2005. Fifteen years later, the company filed a UDRP at the WIPO. Surprisingly, the domain’s renewal fees throughout the years have been paid for by the Respondent in this UDRP, and not the Lingaro company. Lingaro.com is forwarding to LingaroGroup.com, […]

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Frisby.com : #Colombian restaurant chain filed UDRP against a 1996 #domain registration

Frisby is a Colombian fried chicken restaurant chain founded by Alfredo Hoyos Mazuera in 1983. Also known as Pollos Frisby, the company logo features a chicken mascot. Frisby.com is a domain registered in 1996, and the current registrant was hit with a UDRP at the WIPO, filed by Frisby S.A., Colombia. The Respondent states that […]

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ESQwire law firm lands the #domain name DAE.com back in the hands of its registrant

Dubai Aerospace Enterprise uses the DAE acronym, and went after the premium three letter domain DAE.com via the UDRP process. Registered in 1995, this aged acronym was offered for sale after the Complainant participated in a GoDaddy auction where the Respondent won it at for $126,000 dollars. Meanwhile, the GoDaddy brokering service had placed a […]

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