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#LabConnect .com : After 14 years, previous owner claimed #domain via the #UDRP process

The original registrant of the domain LabConnect.com, stepped in after 14 years to reclaim it. Sometime in early 2005, Name Administration picked the domain on the drop. Frank Schilling’s company, Uniregistry, sold that domain asset in 2017, for the amount of $12,500 dollars, as recorded on NameBio. The domain was mentioned in the Uniregistry sales […]

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#Karma .com : Aged #domain was just hit with a #UDRP for unknown reasons

The premium, aged domain Karma.com, appears in a recent UDRP filing at the National Arbitration Forum. Registered in 1994, the domain Karma.com has been in the possession of the same owner, Mr. David Malaxos, since at least 2005. This is how far DomainTools goes, at least. It is quite feasible that Mr. Malaxos hand-registered the […]

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#ZenCat .com : A 15 year old #domain lost to the owners of a design trademark

ZenCat.com, a domain registered in 2003 was just lost via the UDRP process at the National Arbitration Forum. What makes this case stand out, is that the trademark for ZENCAT was registered in 2018, and it’s a design mark for veterinary services. Not only that: the colors of the design are claimed as part of […]

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#PureRed .com : #UDRP against 20 year old #domain gets no #RDNH finding

The domain PureRed.com was registered in 1998, and its Japanese registrant was hit with a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. The Complainant, GAPRC Holding, claimed rights to the PURERED mark: The petitioner has used the PURERED mark for commercial purposes for at least 12 years (at least from June 1, 2005) in connection with […]

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360.Marketing UDRP : Domain not the same as “Marketing 360”

The wonderful world of new gTLDs has created some complicated arguments against domain names. A UDRP that Madwire LLC brought against the owners of 360.Marketing, a branding company based in Dubai, was recently decided at the National Arbitration Forum. The Complainant alleged that the Respondent’s domain was registered more than 3 years after they established […]

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Stanley Pace : Turkish company loses 2nd UDRP for Sarten.com with RDNH finding!

The UDRP over the domain Sarten.com is a prime example why Rick Schwartz created Hall of Shame. Last December we covered the UDRP decision for the domain, filed at the WIPO. Stanley Pace, the domain’s owner, successfully deflected a Turkish company’s claims to Sarten.com. Just a few months later, Sarten Ambalaj Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim […]

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Collective goods .com : Trademark applicant loses UDRP battle

The domain name CollectiveGoods.com was registered in 2000, like many such two word composites. Almost 16 years later, it was challenged via a UDRP filed at the National Arbitration Forum. The Complainant in this case, Imagine Nation Books Ltd., asserted that the domain infringes on their COLLECTIVE GOODS mark. Responding to these allegations, the Respondent […]

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HECS.com : Four letter domain saved from UDRP that was filed against it

Four letter .com domains have always had a high valuation, when formed with “clean” letters appealing to Westerners. With the increased interest by the Chinese in the remaining gamut of “lesser” letters, the overall price of four letter .com domains has reached levels unseen before. It comes as no surprise, that the owner of HECS.com […]

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Four letter domain Nlke.com lost in UDRP

When you register a domain that looks like a famous trademark due to visual similarities of the letters, at least don’t park it or offer it for sale. The famous Nike mark is indisputable, along with the assorted “swish.” The shoe and sports apparel company went after the domain name nlke.com (NLKE.com in all capitals) […]

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Luxus.com : 19 year old domain saved from the claws of a UDRP

Luxus.com, a domain registered in 1996 – the golden era of the commercial Internet for domain registrations – was challenged in a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. A Canadian company, Luxus Management Co. Ltd., asserted rights to the domain, although they acquired a Canadian trademark in 2011 – more than 16 years since the […]

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Unblock.com : Generic domain name hit with UDRP

At the end of July we covered the analysis of five UDRP cases against domain names, represented and won by ESQwire.com. One of the important lessons extracted from the report, is that latecomers often attempt to wrestle away generic domain names from their owners; such attempts deserve – but do not necessarily result in – […]

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GLOCK to the head : Gun manufacturer fails to win UDRP against LLLL .com domain

GLOCK, Inc. is a major weapons manufacturer of popular handguns, and they took aim at a domain investor’s four letter .com domain. In a UDRP that was filed at the National Arbitration Forum against the registrant of GSSF.com, GLOCK claimed that their matching mark was infringed: Complainant uses the GSSF mark in association with the […]

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