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#Domain crap : The biggest #poop UDRP of all time!

We’ve seen some domain crap being taken to the UDRP process, but this one has to be the biggest collection of poop domains ever. To be exact, 74 “poop domains” were included in a UDRP filed by Crown Products LLC. The Complainant is in the waste solutions business and provides branded waste disposal bags and […]

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Sage Netcom or Sagenet com? #UDRP finds the invisible hyphen in this #domain name

Is there such a thing as an invisible hyphen in a domain name? In the case of SageNetcom.com, the word split is between the words “Sage” and “Netcom.” The latter stands for “Network & communications.” The operators of Sage Net, using the domain SageNet.com, filed a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum, citing a 1999 […]

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#Duggan vs. Duggan : Tax consulting biz attempted to take over 24 year old #domain

A tax consulting business tried to take over Duggan.com, a domain registered in 1995, citing rights to the DUGGAN mark. The 24 year old domain asset belongs to a guy named… Thomas Duggan. It’s surprising to see that this decision did not deliver a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking, on top of the denial […]

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#Dell grabs typo #domain DRLL.com via the #UDRP process

The domain DRLL.com was registered in 1998, and now Dell has claimed it via the UDRP process. Visually, the two domains DRLL.com and DELL.com are 75% identical, but what’s more important is how Drll.com was used as a parked domain, taking advantage of the proximity of letters “E” and “R” on the keyboard. Apparently, Drll.com […]

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Pablo #Escobar .com : A $3,000,000 asking price led to #UDRP loss for this 20 year old #domain

The domain PabloEscobar.com was registered in 1999, as an exact match of a deceased Colombian drug lord’s name. Pablo Escobar’s notoriety has been portrayed in several movies and in the highly-acclaimed Netflix drama series, “Narcos.” The son of Pablo Escobar operates a fashion franchise on his late father’s legacy, and is a published author. Additionally, […]

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#UDRP filing cost to increase at the National Arbitration Forum

The fee schedule of the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) gets a price increase on October 1st, along with other new rules on UDRP disputes. According to an announcement by NAF, the following updates are effective at the beginning of next month: Rule 1(d) will be changed to reflect the current practice of requiring the amendment […]

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#GOAT .com registrant filed 2 #UDRP cases and only won one – here’s why

The registrant of Goat.com operates the domain as a “greatest of all time” acronym on quality footwear. They have an active trademark for GOAT, registered at the USPTO in 2016. At the end of 2016, Goat.com appears to have been sold by its previous owner for an undisclosed amount. Goat.com filed two UDRP cases against […]

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#Investigo .com UDRP : Someone tried to sell the #domain to the trademark holder

Some jackass attempted to sell the domain Investigo.com to the owners of the INVESTIGO mark, potentially posing as a broker for the registrant. The asking price was $45,000 dollars and that’s when Investigo UK filed a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. The owner acquired the domain 9 years before the Complainant acquired the mark […]

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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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