WIPO panel loving art paints Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking masterpiece

The UDRP filed against the domain name did not fare well for the Complainant. Le Géant des Beaux-Arts, SARL, France, is a French company doing business as a distributor of material for artistic purposes. The Complainant has a figurative trademark for “I LOVE ART GERSTAECKER G” since 2012. Although the Complainant alleged that they owned […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. Law firm receives preview of UDRP response

The domain name was registered in 2000 by Mr. Roger Hale, a Senior Technologist and cybersecurity expert from Texas. It’s obvious that by registering and using the domain he’s also producing a prompt of “Go to Hale”—a tongue-in-cheek reference, perhaps, to “Go to hell.” Meanwhile, a law firm by the name of Hale Law […]

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StepsApp failed to usurp via the UDRP process

StepsApp GmbH is a German developer of a pedometer application or app named “StepsApp” and it operates from the domain Meanwhile,—the singular—is operated by a Russian entrepreneur developing a pedometer app that rewards its users with crypto. While the Complainant claimed that the Respondent simply rides on the coattails of their app’s fame, […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP ends with Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The UDRP against the domain ended with the Complainant’s loss; the three member panel at the WIPO also found them guilty of engaging in Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Respondent replied to the Complainant’s allegations, stating that “Reza” is a popular name and surname in Saudi Arabia and that his surname, Alireza, is a […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP against 26 year old domain has failed

The UDRP filed against the domain name, has failed. Registered in 1996, was challenged by Andreas Willmann, an individual located in Austria. The Respondent is domain investor Garry Chernoff, represented by IP attorney John Berryhill. The Respondent acquired the domain in an expired domain auction in 2015. The Complainant asserted rights to the […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. UDRP used Latin language to stop Complainant’s legal attack

The UDRP filed against the aged domain,, utilized the Latin meaning of the word “veho” as part of the response. As the Respondent’s counsel, IP attorney John Berryhill mentioned that exact meaning: “Veho” is a conjugated form of the Latin term “vehere”, to transport, corresponding to “I carry”. The Respondent claims that its relationship […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. Complainant’s claims led to “free” Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The UDRP case for involved a three member panel at the WIPO, for a domain that was registered in 2004. The Complainant is Pacific House LLC and the Respondent was represented by IP attorney, John Berryhill. The Complaint against was based on a pending US trademark filed in early 2021, with an intent […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. Streak of WIPO victories for John Berryhill continues

IP attorney, John Berryhill, continued his recent streak of UDRP victories at the WIPO. Representing the Respondent for the UDRP filed against the domain, Mr. Berryhill pointed out that the Complainant didn’t have “clean hands” when they registered domains incorporating various ATV brands and pointed them to their web site; yet, they raise an […]

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Strategic transaction: has a top notch “for sale” domain lander, matching the Greek word kosmos (“world”)—a root word for numerous other words—is a fine example of what a “for sale” domain lander should look like. Using the letter “K” (kappa) as opposed to the Latin “C” the domain places emphasis on the keyword’s origin and purity. It also describes the domain as available […]

Copyright © 2023 · All Rights Reserved. John Berryhill scores another victory for #domain investor

IP attorney, John Berryhill, defended yet another domain UDRP successfully. The domain was ordered to remain with its domainer registrant, as there was no proof of bad faith registration or use of the domain: In view of the above circumstances, the Panel is unable to find it more likely than not that the Respondent […]

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Hijacked domain to be returned after successful #UDRP

A UDRP filed by the owner of the hijacked (stolen) domain has been successful in its goal; the decision orders the domain to be returned to its rightful owner. According to the decision, the Administrative Panel’s finding is as follows: “For the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 […]

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John Berryhill defends in #UDRP at the WIPO

IP attorney, John Berryhill, was the attorney representing the owner of The aged three letter .com domain was the subject of a UDRP filed by Grupo Nacional Provincial, S.A., Mexico, a large Mexican insurance provider. In the UDRP, the Complainant stated they operate in Mexico since 1907, predating the domain’s registration by 84 years. […]

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