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HonestHistory.com: History magazine fails to usurp #domain via the #UDRP process

Honest History Co. publishes a quarterly history magazine for children and operates a website at honesthistorymag.com. The company formed in California in 2017 and they hold 3 trademarks for HONEST HISTORY, registered between early 2020 and late 2021. Meanwhile, the domain HonestHistory.com was registered in 2013. It was hit with a UDRP that discloses the […]

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Twinkl.se: Six month long parked page doesn’t indicate bad faith use

The UDRP filed against the Swedish domain Twinkl.se did not have a good outcome for the Complainant, Twinkl Ltd ofUnited Kingdom. The latter obtained a European Union trademark in 2021, trailing the disputed domain’s registration by a whole 14 years. In the response, the Respondent said: The Domain Holder registered the disputed domain name in […]

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BestOffice.com: Generic, 19 year old #domain name lost in a #UDRP dispute

The domain BestOffice.com, a seemingly generic, 19 year old domain, was lost via the UDRP process. Registered in early 2002, the domain was initially parked with PPC ads and eventually it was utilized as a catalogue of mostly office chairs for sale. The Complainant in this UDRP, Factory Direct Wholesale LLC, asserted rights to the […]

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PTP.com: Sadly, no Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in #UDRP

The aged domain PTP.com was registered in 1995. Property Tax Partners, LP, LLP filed a UDRP based on its PTP mark that was registered in 2020. Noticing the age gap of 26 years, Dennis A. Foster, Panelist, ordered the domain to remain with the Respondent, who apparently acquired it in 1998—a good 22 years before […]

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RoyalDragonVodka.com: Two vodka distributors battled it out—Here’s how it ended

Two vodka distributors using “Royal Dragon” as their brand, battled it out over the domain name RoyalDragonVodka.com. The domain was registered in 2011. Capital Distribution Consulting Inc., Canada, filed a UDRP with the WIPO, asserting rights to the mark ROYAL DRAGON VODKA in the US. The Respondent, Hiro Bharwani, Horizons Group, UK, asserted that they […]

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TrailBuilt.com rolls out Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The registrant of Trailbuilt.com acquired the domain name in a good faith business transaction and for substantial financial consideration. SD Wheel Corp. filed a UDRP to usurp the domain, based on a mark registration. But according to the UDRP, Complainant filed its application for registration of the TRAILBUILT mark on September 16, 2019, more than […]

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GeicoSquad.com: Domain UDRP involves world’s oldest Respondent

The UDRP filed against the domain GeicoSquad.com involves an Indian Respondent, potentially the oldest person to get notified by the WIPO that their domain is being arbitrated on. Government Employees Insurance Company (“GEICO”), filed the UDRP to protect its GEICO brand that is world famous. The UDRP particulars mention that the domain was being forwarded […]

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Tips.com: No Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

There was no Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding in the UDRP filed against the aged, generic domain Tips.com. Registered in 1991 (30 years ago!) the domain Tips.com changed hands in 2006 for the sum of $100,000 dollars. It’s currently pointed to a portfolio lander with dozens of other premium domain names. The UDRP was filed […]

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Decotel.com: UDRP case reveals former registrant of Interpol.com

Decotel Ltd, United Kingdom, filed a UDRP against the domain Decotel.com – a domain registered in 2001. The 20 year old domain matches the DECOTEL mark, a common law mark, since 1999. In fact, the Complainant registered its domain then. Although common law marks are generally considered weak in UDRP cases, the Complainant prevailed against […]

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SanBenedetto.com: Catholic monk defense won #domain UDRP

San Benedetto, blessed be your grace.  That’s what the Respondent in a UDRP filed against the domain SanBenedetto.com is probably saying. The domain was challenged at the WIPO due to an Italian firm’s mark. Acqua Minerale San Benedetto S.p.A., Italy, filed the UDRP to defend its SAN BENEDETTO mark in multiple locales. They produce mineral […]

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G’day #domain granted grace in #UDRP Down Under

G’day mate. Australians use this greeting on a daily basis, as our friend Mike Robertson can confirm. It makes sense that an Aussie registered the matching domain, Gday.com.au Down Under. Not so fast, said Discovery Holiday Parks Pty Ltd of Australia, filing a UDRP: G’DAY is their registered mark. The Complainant is a proprietary company […]

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Arm.global UDRP: Global aspirations indicator cost #domain

When you choose a TLD such as dot .global for your domain, it denotes just that: global aspirations. The UDRP that was filed against the domain ARM.global caught the WIPO panelist’s attention once the Respondent asserted that the term “ARM” is a generic keyword. The panelist quipped that when used alongside the particular TLD, the […]

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