#Mijndomein .com : UDRP decision denies transfer of Dutch #domain as generic

A Dutch company operating from mijndomein.nl tried to wrestle away the matching dot .com, mijndomein.com. The latter was registered in 2003 and according to their web site, operates a business worldwide. They risked losing their domain via the UDRP process at the WIPO. Despite the Complainant’s existing Benelux trademark (2016) for MIJNDOMEIN.NL, the panel found […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Hindware : Indian company grabs #domain registered in 2000

The domain Hindware.com was registered in 2000, and 18 years later it was challenged and lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. Being self-represented, the Respondent claimed they registered the domain as a combination of hind (the body part behind the back) and ware (referring to goods and materials). There’s an interesting twist, however. […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#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 […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

“Agree or disagree” price quote leads to #UDRP for .XYZ #domain

If you’re a domain registrant try not to be too cheeky with your attitude to offers. The Japanese registrant of NBAZ.xyz had the following communication with the other party, National Bank of Arizona of Salt Lake City, Utah: “I decide my mind. I have plan Domain nbaz.xyz. I can sell 10,000 USD. Agree or disagree? […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Goodr : #Brandroot domain asset lost via the #UDRP process after #GoDaddy auction

Goodr.com, a domain registered in 2009, has been lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant, Goodr LLC of Playa Del Rey, California, received the registration of its GOODR trademark in 2016. The company operates from the domain playgoodr.com. Brandroot, a Hawaii based marketplace for brandable domains, acquired the domain in a GoDaddy […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Wansa .com #UDRP : Fifteen year old #domain lost without legal assistance

The domain Wansa.com was registered in 2003, and the term “Wansa” is apparently a common name in Arabic-speaking countries. Its registrant, however, failed to seek legal assistance when a UDRP was filed. They also failed to file a formal response, although the Panel accepted their informal response regardless. The Complainant, Yusuf A. Alghanim & Sons […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Integrated Robotics : Disgruntled former employee shuts off company’s #domain access

Integrated Robotics is a company that was formed in 2012 to help customers solve real world data acquisition issues with leading edge integrated platforms and payload system solutions. According to their web site at Integrated-Robotics.com: In 2015, Integrated Robotics evolved into a commercial drone services company with mission capable payload sensors to capture data for […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Lights Out : Dot com #domain sent to the #UDRP process – What happened next?

Imagine when an aged, generic domain such as LightsOut.com gets thrown to the lions of the National Arbitration Forum. The UDRP process is meant to process trademark violations in the realm of domain names. And yet, it’s often used – more often than corporate lawyers want to admit – in an abusive manner: to wrestle […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Centerfolds .com : A 23 year old #domain lost in a #Playboy UDRP at the #WIPO

Centerfolds.com, a domain registered in 1995, was forced to change ownership via the UDRP process. The Complainant is Playboy Enterprises International, Inc. of Beverly Hills, California. According to the Complaint, the term “centerfold” was coined in 1956 when the double page “pin-up” feature in the magazine was expanded to a triple page fold-out or “centerfold”. […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Indian domainer wins #UDRP filed against the domain #Digel .com

An Indian domain investor has successfully defended his domain, Digel.com, against the German Complainant. Digel Aktiengesellschaft of Nagold, Germany, filed the UDRP at the WIPO, after turning down the registrant’s asking price of $29,000 dollars. Their offer was $12,000 dollars. According to the UDRP, the Complainant says that it was founded in 1939 and that […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#Bittrex : Record number of #UDRP filings for its #blockchain product

Bittrex, Inc. is a global leader in the blockchain revolution. According to their web site, at Bittrex.com: “We operate the premier U.S.-based blockchain trading platform, which is designed for customers who demand lightning-fast trade execution, dependable digital wallets, and industry-leading security practices.” The company’s registered trademark, BITTREX, has been used repeatedly, in order to file […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

#PapaJohns Pizza wins #UDRP from .EU domain squatter

PapaJohn’s Pizza is a franchised brand that gained notoriety in recent times; its founder, John Schnatter, resigned from company officer after a racial slur was made public. The founder is now embattled with the board of directors, in an attempt to restore his role within the company. Currently, PapaJohn’s has removed Schnatter from its advertising […]

Copyright © 2018 DomainGang.com · All Rights Reserved.

Next Page »