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NodeGraph.com owner defended his #domain in a #UDRP

The owner of NodeGraph.com, a generic domain registered in 2007, had to defend his domain in a UDRP. A Swedish company, Nodegraph AB, alleged that by forming in 2015 and getting a European trademark in 2016 and a US trademark in 2020 they have rights to the domain. No so fast, said the Respondent, who […]

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Cloak vs Cloak: Two app makers battled it out via the #UDRP process

Two different app makers using the term “Cloak” for their apps battled it out in the UDRP field. The domain JoinCloak.com was deemed to be interfering with Ruby Life, Inc. and its Cloak app that provides a platform for social interaction and anonymous dating. Meanwhile, Cloak Communications LLC, is a social media company based out […]

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Affron.com : HugeDomains busts #UDRP dreams of Spanish company

A French company filed a UDRP against the domain Affron.com, owned by HugeDomains. Pharmactive Biotech Products of Spain, did not pony up the $5,195 dollars that HugeDomains wants for the domain, filing a UDRP instead. Affron is a last name and a locale, and HugeDomains defended this UDRP by providing insight to the number of […]

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Louis XIII : Cognac maker lost #UDRP it filed against Covid-19 mask maker

Louis XIII is not just the name of a French king, but that of a cognac maker that uses LOUIS XIII for its brand. In Latin notation, XIII stands for the numeral 13. The company filed a UDRP against the registrant of the domain LouisThirteen.com, that resolves to an active web site selling a range […]

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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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