EmersonTower.com UDRP: Respondent got greedy, apparently

The UDRP for the domain EmersonTower.com involved two Missouri companies; the Complainant being Emerson Electric Co, operating from Emerson.com, and the Respondent being a web consulting company. Despite the Respondent’s attempts to justify the domain’s registration which is forwarding to their web site, it’s interesting to note the following: The Respondent registered the domain mere […]

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Transco.com UDRP: Attorney John Berryhill goes against a train—Who won?

Attorney John Berryhill scored another victory, this time against a train company, Transco Railway Products Inc., that filed a UDRP to usurp the domain Transco.com. The decision by a three member panel at the WIPO was unanimous: “The Panel has considered and found unconvincing the Complainant’s argument that the Respondent’s use of a privacy service […]

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BritishAirways.ai UDRP: Cybersquatting at its finest

The Turkish registrant of BritishAirways.ai wanted $999 dollars for the domain but no brand owner should accept to pay any ransom; British Airways is a global brand and an airline with 100+ years of history. Filing a UDRP was the obvious solution and the Respondent failed to respond. A company such as British Airways has […]

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BarnesAndNoble.ai: Cheeky Respondent “in shock” over UDRP filing

The Indian registrant of BarnesAndNoble.ai acted “in shock” after Barnes & Noble Booksellers, Inc., filed a UDRP to protect their world famous brand. Despite the obvious, blatant act of cybersquatting, the Respondent felt obligated to respond, albeit outside of the official channels. Said the Respondent: “Can you let me know what is the issue with […]

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TheGardenSavvy.com: Small business owner won this UDRP—Here’s why

A small business owner operating from the domain TheGardenSavvy.com was hit with a UDRP from Hobby Fun LLC, operators of GardenSavvy.com. Despite not having a trademark for GARDEN SAVVY, the Complainant rolled the dice in this case and they lost, as the Respondent’s registration and use of the domain was not made in bad faith; […]

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John Berryhill wins UDRP on behalf of Respondent in Pitstop.com case

Distribuidora Automotiva S.A., Brazil filed a UDRP to usurp the aged, premium domain Pitstop.com. They probably believed it’d be an easy case; they hold the trademark PIT STOP AUTO CENTER since 2002 and the matching domain, Pitstop.com.br since 1997. Meanwhile, the Respondent provided evidence that he registered the domain in 1994 on behalf of his […]

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Yandex.tv: Russian search engine filed and won UDRP

Despite global sanctions against Russia for its brutal invasion of Ukraine, a British domain investor attempted to sell the domain Yandex.tv to the Russian search engine Yandex. Obviously it backfired; the company filed a UDRP and won it at the WIPO. The Respondent didn’t file a formal response, but stated that “if my domain name […]

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Mermet.com: French battle over family name takes the UDRP course

Two French entities, a company and a private person, crossed swords over the domain Mermet.com. Mermet S.A.S., France, took offense at the Respondent’s use of the domain and its pricing at 150,000 euro; it holds the MERMET trademark since 2007. The domain, however, was registered in 1998 by Respondent Didier Mermet, who is using the […]

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EatToLive.com: Self-represented Respondent beat trademark holder!

The domain name EatToLive.com was registered in 1998; its registrant failed to renew it last year and it was auctioned off as an expired domain at GoDaddy, selling for $1,437 dollars. DrFuhrman Online, Inc. was not the registrant who failed to renew the domain but picked that opportunity to file a UDRP and attempt to […]

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Sonata.ai UDRP got denied; Domain investor won!

Sonata Software Limited, India, tried to usurp the domain Sonata.ai from its registrant; the Respondent won the UDRP on the basis of the domain’s generic nature as a dictionary word: “Moreover, and as indicated above, acquiring domain names consisting of dictionary terms for resale is not per se illegitimate. If a domainer makes a trade […]

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Neuralyze.com UDRP failed as domain is senior to Complainant’s brand

The domain name Neuralyze.com was sent to the WIPO by senswork GmbH, Germany; the domain’s registration in 2016 predates the Complainant’s mark registration application in 2021. The disputed domain name was registered by a managing member of the Respondent’s company which was incorporated in 2018. As such, the Respondent could not itself have been using the […]

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Toros.com UDRP slaps Turkish Complainant with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

The UDRP filed against the domain name Toros.com by a Turkish agricultural company ended with a major victory for the Respondent. Toros means “bulls” in Spanish. Registered in 1997, Toros.com is associated with the Spanish Respondent’s family business since then. The Complainant claimed that the Spain-based Respondent has no rights to the domain, when in […]

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