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Jumpcloud.net registrant given immense slack in #UDRP decision

The registrant of Jumpcloud.net was given immense slack by the NAF panelist, in a UDRP filed by the registrants of the matching .com. The Respondent failed to renew the domain in 2016, thus dropping its original registration stamp of 2012, and the domain was re-registered in 2017. Meanwhile, the JUMPCLOUD mark was registered in 2014. […]

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Orecle.com : #Domain hit with UDRP before #NameJet auction

Orecle.com, a domain that dropped and was auctioned on November 5, 2020 at NameJet, was hit with a UDRP days prior. The domain dropped and was caught on September 28, and by October 29 Oracle Corporation had filed a UDRP. The timing is important, as Namebio lists the NameJet sale to have completed for $230 […]

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CoopersHawk.com : UDRP resulted in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding

The registrant of CoopersHawk.com was sent a UDRP notice and the ensuing decision was in his favor. On top of that, the Complainant in this case, operators of the Cooper’s Hawk chain of restaurants, were tagged as Reverse Domain Name Hijacking enablers. Registered in 2001, the domain was acquired by the Respondent in 2005. It’s […]

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Stars.com : No Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding for million dollar domain

Stars.com was hit with a UDRP but managed to fend off the Complainant in this case, Saudi Al-Dabbagh Group Holding Company. The Complainant asserts rights to the STARS FOUNDATION mark. The cherry on the pie: registered in 1998, Stars.com was acquired for $917,000 dollars in 2019 by the Respondent in this case. The Respondent, Leo […]

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CostSaver.com : Trademark alone won’t suffice to hand over #domain via #UDRP

CostSaver.com is a domain registered in 1998 and a generic one to boot. A Canadian company, based on a 2013 trademark, filed a UDRP to get the domain from its owner. The Travel Corporation Ltd. filed the UDRP with the National Arbitration Forum, hoping to get the domain but the Respondent fired back. The sole […]

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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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#UDRP madness : Indian Respondent disputes #Microsoft Windows trademark

From the “big balls” department: The Indian registrant of Windows12ISO.com claimed Microsoft’s mark is not valid in the ensuing UDRP. The obvious trademark infringement is emphasized by the content available at the web site. But according to the Respondent, this is what really happened: The disputed domain has been registered by the respondent in good […]

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Chinese phisher lost Google Authenticator impostor #domain in #UDRP

Phishing is rampant, and when the targeted brand and service is Google Authenticator there’s a lot at stake. The registrant of Google-Authenticator.com actually set up a web site thus engaging in brand infringement. Google Inc. filed a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. According to the UDRP: The resolving web site displays Complainant’s mark and […]

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#IQOS brander Philip Morris loses first ever #URS due to file encoding mishap!

An IQOS URS ended up in smoke: After more than two hundred UDRP filings involving more than 300 infringing domains, Philip Morris lost its first filing at the National Arbitration Forum. The URS involved the domain name hiqosuae.xyz that actively displays IQOS products. Philip Morris has been extremely protective of its brand, and they lost […]

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#GEICO : Unbeaten in every #UDRP filed since 2001!

GEICO is a major provider of auto insurance services, and the acronym stands for Government Employees Insurance Company. As the second largest auto insurer in the US, the company utilizes its famous brand across numerous commercials to gain footprint. It goes without saying that GEICO is very protective of their brand and trademark. The proof […]

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Pornhub #domain typo ends in UDRP two years after Sedo sale

Adult content provider, Pornhub, uses its trademarked brand to contest the registration of typo domains via the UDRP process. In a recent case involving the domain Ponhub.com, the domain was naturally ordered to be transferred away from the registrant, Sedo.com and its domain transfer service. What had ensued is pretty evident: The buyer of Ponhub.com […]

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State Farm loses second #UDRP against TheStateFarmBowl.com

State Farm filed a UDRP against the domain TheStateFarmBowl.com in March, which they lost. Three months later, they filed again, and once again they lost the case. The reason: no new information was provided, other than some private exchanges with the Respondent. In order for a UDRP case to be refiled for the same domain […]

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