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Queen and Save Me : Two RDNH decisions in one song

Rick Schwartz’s double-whammy consists of UDRP victories, coupled with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH.) First came SaveMe.com, the 2012 case that forever established the Brazilian aggressor company as a reverse domain name hijacker poster boy. The recent case of Queen.com which ended with a Rick Schwartz triumph, sets new standards in how […]

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Save me! Rick Schwartz quietly celebrates one year of #Winning against Brazil

How time flies! It was a year ago, when Rick Schwartz unleashed the ‘kraken‘, by winning a monumental reverse domain name hijacking decision against Brazilian entrepreneur, Márcio Mello Chaves. The SaveMe.com decision confirmed Rick’s full authority over a domain that pre-dated any later claims for a trademark in the land of samba and tiny bikinis. […]

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Evora.com sale: Not all Brazilians are like the ‘SaveMe’ lowballer

The recent sale of the domain name Evora.com for $94,000 on Sedo, piqued our interest; as of today, the domain WHOIS reflects an ownership change. Currently, WHOIS information appears to be that of a Brazilian law firm, Guerra Law. We can safely now say that not all Brazilian domain buyers are ‘lowballers’ like the guy […]

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What Does DN Journal, Rick Schwartz and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire All Have in Common?

You probably saw the fake picture from “Who Wants to be a Millionaire” circulating today; even the prestigious DNJournal fell prey to the obviously doctored screen grab. It’s sad how domainers fall for such cheaply done Photoshopped work! The real picture from the show is shown below; it connects DN Journal – the obvious authority […]

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Should the Brazilians pay restitution to Rick Schwartz?

Rick Schwartz won the UDRP against the domain name, SaveMe.com fair and square, after a remarkable defense by Howard Neu. The WIPO panel found that not only there was no case as presented by the Complainant, Brazilian corporation SaveMe.com.br but that they are to be tagged as “Reverse domain name hijackers“. Howard Neu is a […]

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Rick Schwartz awards domainer trophy to Márcio Mello Chaves

In a private ceremony yesterday, domain king Rick Schwartz awarded the much coveted “Reverse Domain Hijacker” trophy to Brazilian entrepreneur, Márcio Mello Chaves, via Skype teleconferencing. “There is no doubt about it”, said a misty eyed Rick Schwartz. “This man has done so much for domainers, he clearly deserves to be recognized for his contribution […]

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SaveMe.com UDRP: The Comic version!

The SaveMe.com saga has officially ended, what with Rick Schwartz declaring a full victory against the reverse domain hijacker, Brazilian lawyer Márcio Mello Chaves. For those of you that don’t want to wade through dozens of posts and hundreds of comments, we are offering below the comic book version of the case. Enjoy 😀   […]

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Bad news? Brazilian Internet infrastructure getting better

These days, anything related to Brazil brings back memories of the Brazilian brothers behind SaveMe.com.br and their pending UDRP at the WIPO to wrestle SaveMe.com away from Rick Schwartz. While we’re awaiting the proceedings with intensive interest, news of an improved Internet infrastructure in Brazil indicate the country is trying to improve its image and […]

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Rick Schwartz ready to play ball against the Brazilian boys!

Rick Schwartz does not mince his words: the SaveMe.com case will be remembered for years to come as a monumental win of entrepreneurial asset ownership, against the grubby paws of overseas late-comers. Howard Neu’s legal response to the UDRP whips – in both legal and common terms – the laughable claims set forth by SaveMe.com.br […]

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Rick fires back with Press Release about the SaveMe .com case!

A press release from Rick Schwartz was sent out earlier today. Firing back at those who attempt to reverse-hijack his domain name, SaveMe.com, via the WIPO, Rick Schwartz sent out the following statement: BOCA RATON, Fla., April 9, 2012 — Are United States citizens and companies that use the famous dot-com extension, as most U.S.-based […]

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The Domain Boys from Brazil

Good Sunday evening, my brothers and sisters in domaining – this is a late Sunday sermon with Father Domainicus. As you may already know, Rick Schwartz – the Domain King – is being under attack recently from the forces of Evil. Two good-looking Brazilian brothers, Márcio Mello Chaves and Heitor Chaves formed a company in […]

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Infographic: Stick it to the Brazilians, Rick!

The results are in for our poll about what should Rick Schwartz do with the domain name, SaveMe.com – since it was challenged via UDRP by the Brazilian lawyer, Márcio Mello Chaves, who filed the case on behalf of the SaveMe.com.br company. Out of 100 voters, only 8 believe that a fair use would be […]

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