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#Puretalk .com : Aged #domain name wins #UDRP with short panelist’s statement

Puretalk.com is a short, aged domain registered in 2003, and 16 years later it was challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant, Puretalk Holdings LLC, is a telecommunications company, and they registered the PURETALK trademark in 2018. The Complainant operates from the domain name PuretalkUSA.com. With that in mind, the sole panelist at the National […]

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MorningSafe.com : #Domain age safeguarded Registrant from #UDRP

Whoever claims aged domains aren’t better than new domain registrations, needs to have a reality check. Aged domains offer protection from UDRP filings, in cases where some company comes up with a brand matching an existing domain and decides to bully the Registrant. In the case of MorningSafe.com, a domain name registered in 2016, the […]

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#Femida .com : Justice goddess #domain registrant survives #UDRP filing at NAF

The registrant of the domain name Femida.com, a 2002 registration, faced a UDRP, filed by an international law firm that registered the mark in 2004. The Complainant operates from Femida.us and has offices in the US, Paris and Moscow. The domain existed as far back as in 1999, and the term “femida” translates as “Lady […]

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MichalMenert .com : #UDRP failed despite “anal sex toy” store use of the #domain

Michal Menert is a music producer with his own Wikipedia entry, and yet, according to a panelist at the National Arbitration Forum, he’s not famous enough! Mr. Menert filed a UDRP against the domain MichaelMenert.com, that was registered in 2010. In previous years, the domain was used as a storefront for merchandise and tickets. Things […]

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Why did #Mercury Luggage lose the #UDRP for #SewardLuggage .com?

With domain names, time lines matter. Mercury Luggage Manufacturing Company formed in 1946, and it claimed the year 1968 as the date of first use for the term SEWARD TRUNK. However, they did not apply for the mark’s registration until 2017, almost 20 years after they acquired Seward Trunk of Petersburg Virginia, and the trademark […]

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#Davanti goes after #Davandi .com via the #UDRP process

A tire company using the registered trademark DAVANTI in the US, filed a UDRP against the Davandi.com owners. The case could have resulted in a typical typo-squatting decision, leading to the loss of the domain by the Respondent. In this case, however, the Davandi.com registrant operates their own cycling products business in Germany, where they […]

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#SumValley .com : John Berryhill defends Texas business with #domain UDRP

The business owner of Sum Valley LLC, a Texas corporation formed to deliver tax-related services, was probably surprised when Sinclair Finance Company claimed it infringes on their SUN VALLEY mark. The Respondent was represented by attorney John Berryhill, who pointed out that the domain SumValley.com is not a misspelling or a typo, but a real […]

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Caterpillar #domain : Blatant #typosquatting is the #1 reason for #UDRP loss

If you want to end up with a potential UDRP case, engage in blatant typosquatting of domain names. What is blatant typosquatting, is easy to define: www prefixes of popular domain brands, such as in the case of wwwcaterpillar.com that was challenged via the UDRP process at the National Arbitration Forum. The domain appears to […]

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#Adora .com : #Domain name registered in 1996 lost via the #UDRP process

The domain name Adora.com was registered in 1996 by Pearl One Media. Through the years, the domain displayed technology-related content including web hosting services. Around 2014, the domain’s lander became a “for sale” page, showcasing the keyword’s brandability and qualities. The owners sought $300,000 dollars for it. For some odd reason, the most recent content […]

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#AQORN .com : Stolen #domain was recovered via the #UDRP process

Using the UDRP process in order to recover a stolen domain usually fails, but the owner of AQORN.com did it. Most panelists frown upon active disputes with domains such as infringement claims, lawsuits or domain theft; in the case of AQORN.com, the Respondent – and alleged thief – filed no response. Complainant, Adam Peacock, stated […]

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#EmLife .com : Common law trademark used in grabbing a 1996 #domain registration

The domain name EmLife.com was registered in 1996, and twenty-three years later, it was lost via the UDRP process. The Complainant was EMindful Inc., a company that asserted common law rights to the EM LIFE mark; that’s a weak approach, as opposed to a registered trademark. What’s even more strange, is that these claimed rights […]

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Karma.com : Baseless #UDRP ends in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding

Karma.com and its owner, Mr. David Malaxos, were vindicated; the UDRP against the 1994 registration ended with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The Respondent registered the domain in 1994, and the claims made by the Complainant, Karma International LLC, were rebutted by the Respondent’s attorney, David E. Weslow of Wiley Rein LLP. According to […]

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