#FairMarkets .com #UDRP decision : It’s Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The domain FairMarkets.com was registered in 2000, and it was recently defended against a UDRP claim. The Complainant is ILQ Australia Pty Ltd, that asserts trademark rights in FAIR MARKETS or FAIRMARKETS. The Respondent denied the Complainant’s claims, stating the following: Respondent broadly denies Complainant’s allegations.  In particular, Respondent does not admit that Complainant has […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking on #TicketCompare .com UDRP

The owner of the domain TicketCompare.com represented himself, and managed to get a three member panel at the WIPO to deliver a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. This amazing feat is due to the generic qualities of the domain, that was registered in 2004, along with the Respondent’s practices that were out of line. […]

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Frank Schilling’s OceanBreeze.com saved from aggressive #UDRP

The domain name OceanBreeze.com has just been saved from an aggressive UDRP. Registered in 2001, the domain is the property of Frank Schilling‘s Name Administration Inc. In a UDRP case at the National Arbitration Forum, the Respondent was represented by Uniregistry’s John Berryhill. Complainant is JC GLOBAL, INC. that claimed rights to the OCEAN BREEZE […]

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“I have a life” : #UDRP respondent doesn’t give a damn about the #domain

The registrant of the domain Petplans.org wanted to create a memorial/cremation web site for pets, but Pet Plan Ltd. of Surrey, United Kingdom filed a UDRP. Asserting that the domain is infringing on their PETPLAN mark, the Complainant listed a bunch of British trademarks, going back more than 20 years. The Complainant shared its traffic […]

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No response : #Toptile .com lost via the #UDRP process 15 years later

The domain name Toptile.com was registered in 2003; fifteen years later, it’s lost via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainants are Halstead C&W Corporation of Norwalk, Connecticut, and Tower IPCO Company Limited of Dublin, Ireland. The TOPTILE mark was registered in multiple classes between 2015 and 2018, and yet the 2003 domain registration […]

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Citi Bank loses #UDRP for Citifymarketplace .com #domain

Sometimes, even giant corporations fail, and Citigroup Inc., a monolith of a financial bank, just lost the UDRP it filed for the domain Citifymarketplace.com. Citigroup has been defending its CITI mark very aggressively, and this UDRP targets a domain that promotes a “CITIFY” brand: “CITIFY is simple and practical to buy and sell anything found […]

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The #UDRP process claims another aged #domain as #Wickes .com goes to Complainant

The domain Wickes.com is a 1995 registration; twenty-three years later, it was lost via the UDRP process. Wickes Limited of Northampton, United Kingdom filed the UDRP at the WIPO, asserting rights to a mark related to garden hardware. PPC ads appearing on Wickes.com were related to the Complainant’s products. The Respondent did not respond, and […]

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CLH .com #UDRP – almost – delivers finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The aged three letter domain CLH.com is in the clear, as the Complainant in a UDRP was – almost – found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH.) Registered in 1995, the aged domain was dragged to the WIPO by Compañía Logística de Hidrocarburos CLH S.A. of Madrid, Spain. The Respondent was represented by Zak […]

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Out of the #blue : #Domain veteran hit with his first ever #UDRP

Domain veteran, Bill Karamouzis, is focused on entrepreneurship and generic domain investments. The Canadian domain investor announced that he was threatened with his first ever UDRP notice, for a new gTLD domain that is definitely generic: Blue.app. Bill Kara’s tweet marveled at the fact that the color is being claimed via the UDRP process, by […]

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Cassandra .com #UDRP failed with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Cassandra.com has failed, and the panel’s decision delivered a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Complainant is Deep Focus Inc. of New York, with a registered mark for THE CASSANDRA REPORT. IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, handled the case on behalf of the Respondent. In the UDRP, he […]

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Clits versus clips : Ridiculous #UDRP claim for adult #domain

How can one confuse “clits” with “clips” is beyond our understanding; the domain Clits4Free.com was registered in 2002. Wiluna Holdings LLC owns the trademark CLIPS4SALE and despite the non similarity of it to the domain in question, they filed a UDRP. According to the UDRP, that’s apples and oranges: “Respondent registered the disputed domain name […]

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#Globalvision .com : Reverse #domain name hijacking decision in #UDRP

The aged domain Globalvision.com was hit with a UDRP; the complaint was brought by GVE Global Vision Inc., asserting it has rights to the GLOBAL VISION mark since 2017. The Respondent stated that the domain is made up of generic, dictionary words. Registered in 1995, the domain is listed for sale at the Uniregistry Market. […]

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