BTSA .com : #Domain Capital lost aged #LLLL .com via the #UDRP process

The 15 year old domain, BTSA.com, has been in the possession of Domain Capital for a while. Registered in 2003, BTSA.com appears to be yet another LLLL .com, a domain genre that became popular a few years ago due to the Chinese domain market‘s explosive growth, and subsequent collapse. BTSA Biotecnologias Aplicadas, S.L. of Madrid, […]

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#Montar .com : Spanish dictionary word #domain sent to the #WIPO

Montar.com is a 2002 domain registration, owned by NameFind LLC – that’s the GoDaddy subsidiary managing the company’s domain inventory. The word “montar” means “to mount” in Spanish, and the Respondent in this case used this fact to defend ownership of the domain against the Complainant, Montar A/S of Bjert, Denmark. The Respondent does not […]

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#OneCause .ORG: A 1999 #domain registration challenged by the #UDRP process

The domain OneCause.org was registered in 1999; nineteen years later, a company called BidPal, Inc. challenged its ownership via the UDRP process. Not only did the Complainant lose, they were found to be guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The National Arbitration Forum panelist stated: “[…] proofs show that the disputed domain name was registered […]

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Is the domain name #Costa .com worth one million dollars?

Costa means “coast” in Spanish; the matching domain Costa.com was registered in 1997, and yet 21 years later, an Italian company filed a UDRP against its registrant. The Respondent was represented by ESQwire.com, sponsors of our publication, that provided the information below. The Costa.com UDRP decision contains an important response by the WIPO panelists, regarding […]

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#Asianet : Future Media Architects win #UDRP against #domain name registered in 1994

An Indian company took the owners of AsiaNet.com and AsiaNet.net to the WIPO, attempting to wrestle them away via the UDRP process. Asianet Satellite Communications Limited of Thiruvananthapuram, India, failed at both attempts. The .net owner and Respondent in that case, is Future Media Architects. Elequa’s company did not respond to the UDRP, and yet, […]

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#ServiceMaster brand squatting : Dot .APP #domains snatched via the #UDRP process

Dot .APP is very popular – among cybersquatters, as well. The use of generic domains alongside .APP can trigger some inconspicuous trademark violations, but there are more explicit examples of blatant cybersquatting from registrants of famous marks. In a UDRP case involving the domains americanhomeshield.app, merrymaids.app, servicemaster.app, and terminix.app, the Complainant is a single entity: […]

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#Pintz .com : Eighteen year old #domain grabbed by Hungarian law firm

Pintz.com is a domain registered in 2000; eighteen years later, it’s handed over to a Hungarian law firm via the UDRP process. Thanks to the Respondent’s lack of legal representation, the domain was lost, despite its registration date predating the registration of a Hungarian trademark. György Pintz, Pintz & Partners LLC of Budapest, Hungary is […]

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#BaduHouse .com : Common law #trademark from 1891 used in #UDRP filing

The Registrant of the domain BaduHouse.com secured it in 2000. Fast forward 17 years later, a company acquired rights to the physical property that is named “Badu House,” in Llano, Texas. According to the UDRP: “Complainant is the owner of a historic and distinctive building in Llano, Texas, built in 1891.  Respondent is a previous […]

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#Largus .com : A #domain name registered in 1996 faced the #UDRP process

Largus.com is a domain name registered in 1996; this 22 year old domain is in the possession of a Swedish company. Over the course of several years, the domain has been used as an asset of Largus Aviation, and yet, a French company that owns a L’ARGUS trademark challenged its ownership. They operate from Largus.fr, […]

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#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 […]

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#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. […]

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#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 […]

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