#AXA dot .org : Advocates Across America get to keep aged #domain

The domain AXA.org was registered in 1997 to Advocates Across America. AXA SA of Paris, France, attempted to get the domain via the UDRP process at the WIPO, by claiming rights to the AXA mark. Despite not having an active web site at AXA.org, the acronym reflects its purpose, according to the UDRP panelist who […]

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#Supercell : Seller of the .com #domain can use the .CO, says #UDRP

The former owner of Supercell.com, who sold the domain to a Finnish gaming company generating almost a billion dollars in revenue, was cornered about the matching .CO via the UDRP process. Brian Gambrel of Fishers, Indiana, sold the domain Supercell.com to Supercell Oy of Helsinki, Finland, in 2013. The Complainant is a mobile game development […]

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#ADE dot .com : Potentially hijacked, three letter #domain survived #UDRP

ADE.com, an aged three letter domain registered in 1996, was challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant was KLA-Tencor Corporation, that claimed rights to the domain via its 1994 trademark for ADE. The Respondent stated that they bought ADE.com for $20,000 by paying a former employee of the Complainant in 2016. This is a rather […]

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#Brandzy : Consultant extorted company to return #domain name, according to #UDRP details

Brandzy AB, a Swedish company, hired a consultant to assist with the acquisition of its domain, Brandzy.com. Things turned sour, apparently, and according to a UDRP at the WIPO, the consultant extorted the company. The domain Brandzy.com was registered in 2009 and was offered for sale at Uniregistry Market at some point. There are no […]

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F5.Works : New gTLD #domain successfully defended in #WIPO #UDRP

F5 Works Ltd., a Hong Kong company, is using the new gTLD domain F5.Works as its primary business pointer. Dot .Works is a new gTLD operated by Donuts, Inc. The company’s brand was established in 2016, and it has now successfully fended off a UDRP filed at the WIPO. According to the case’s particulars, the […]

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#ElleSilk .com #domain #UDRP : French firm has no exclusive rights to #ELLE

A French cosmetics manufacturer challenged the registration of the domain ElleSilk.com, based on an established, famous ELLE trademark. In a UDRP at the WIPO by Hachette Filipacchi Presse de Levallois Perret, France, the Complainant stated: The Complainant is Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a French company which publishes the well-known fashion magazine Elle. Elle was first published […]

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Three letter .com #domain ADO .com lost via the #UDRP process

The aged, three letter .com domain ADO.com has been lost via the UDRP process. Registered in 1999, ADO.com was challenged by utobuses de Oriente ADO, S.A. de C.V. of Mexico City, Mexico. The Respondent in this UDRP, is popular French domain investor and entrepreneur, Francois Carrillo. Apart from claiming rights to the ADO mark, the […]

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#UCSF .com #UDRP : Beware of University owned trademarks in #domain names

The University of California in San Francisco, is an educational institution founded in 1868 under a different name. In the late 1960s it acquired its current name, and the UCSF acronym. In 2012, the UCSF mark was registered, citing first use in 1969. The University of California in San Francisco, operates from the domain UCSF.edu, […]

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#IKEA impostor #domain lost in #UDRP at the #WIPO

When scammers use punycode to register impostor domains of famous brands, the UDRP outcome is an expected win for the Complainant. Inter Ikea Systems B.V. of Delft, Netherlands, filed a UDRP against the registrant of ıĸea.com, a domain containing non-ASCII characters. The actual domain is xn--ea-gpa2a.com and was registered last October. Apparently, it was set […]

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Wedding Flea Market : #Domain remains with owner, #RDNH finding in #UDRP

The owner of the domain WeddingFleaMarket.com can keep it, after the UDRP brought against their domain failed. Wedding Flea Market, LLC filed the UDRP on the basis of holding a US trademark for WEDDING FLEA MARKET – since September 26, 2017. The registrant of WeddingFleaMarket.com operates it since 2013, however. The Respondent pointed that fact […]

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DME .com : Molding equipment company fails to snatch aged three letter #domain

DME Company LLC, a molding equipment company, attempted to snatch the aged domain DME.com via the UDRP process. The Complainant produced evidence of a registered trademark for DME, with a registration date of 1994. Meanwhile, the domain DME.com was registered in 2001, seventeen years ago. The Respondent’s legal representative, Zak Muscovitch of Muscovitch Law P.C., […]

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Glory .com : #UDRP against 1995 #domain name was denied at the #WIPO

Glory Ltd. of Himeji, Japan, filed a UDRP against the aged domain Glory.com. Registered in 1995, Glory.com has been in the current registrant’s possession for 14 years. According to the documents of this UDRP, the Respondent paid $115,000 dollars to acquire Glory.com in 2003. It sought $10 million USD from the Complainant, when they inquired […]

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