#PlugAndPlay .com saved from #UDRP aggressor with a finding of #RDNH

It’s Reverse Domain Name Hijacking time for PLUG & Play, LLC of Sunnyvale, California, after a failed attempt at wrestling away PlugAndPlay.com via the UDRP process. The Respondent established use of the domain as early as in 2002, while the Complainant claimed mark use in 2006, with a registered mark from 2012. In cases such […]

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#IndianHotels .com UDRP : Complainant found guilty of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The Complainant in a UDRP against the domain IndianHotels.com has been found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Indian Hotels Company Limited of Mumbai, India, attempted to get hold of the domain via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The generic nature of the words involved was pointed out by the Respondent, who represented […]

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#UBUX .com Registrant wins UDRP at the #WIPO with legal representation

The registrant of the domain UBUX.com successfully defended their domain at the WIPO. Hit with a UDRP over this 2004 domain registration, the Respondent used the services of a law firm, as is strongly recommended in such cases. Complainant is UBUX Pty Ltd. of Telopea, New South Wales, Australia, that operates from UBUX.com.au. According to […]

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#DealMaker .com : Deal breaker over five figure #domain sale led to #UDRP

Two parties bargained on the domain DealMaker.com but apparently the tentative $50,000 dollar deal fell apart. That was a few years back, and the party interested in the domainname, DealMaker, LLC of Watertown, New York, was able to secure the registration of the DEALMAKER trademark. Apparently, not getting the domain led them to file a UDRP […]

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#ClearBank : Bank with trademark failed to grab domain via the #UDRP process

The owner of ClearBank.org, a domain registered in 2013, was sent a UDRP notice they did not respond to. The domain predates the registration of the CLEARBANK trademark by three years. The Complainant, ClearBank Limited of London, United Kingdom claimed that they have rights to the domain due to this mark. Bah humbug, said the […]

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It’s early Christmas for SSC .com owner, that skirted a #UDRP at the #WIPO

Merry Christmas! Grinch of the year award goes to Service Spring Corp. of Maumee, Ohio, that attempted to take SSC.com from its owners via the UDRP process. We are talking about a domain name registered in freaking 1989 – almost thirty years ago! Its Chinese registrant defended the domain, using the services of YesLaw, China. […]

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#BCIT : Four letter #domain registered in 2002 lost via the #UDRP process

These days, even old domains get challenged via the UDRP process; BCIT.com, a four letter .com domain registered 16 years ago, changed ownership via the UDRP process. The Complainant, British Columbia Institute of Technology, asserted rights to the BCIT mark going back 40 years. A search a the USPTO database shows they registered the mark […]

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#Tata Motors wins 1 out of 3 with TataInvest .com #UDRP case

Tata Motors, the Indian can manufacturer, has filed 3 UDRP cases in recent months, and has lost two of them. First it was the incredible case of Harrier.com, which is a generic domain registered many moons ago. Tata Motors lost that UDRP with flying colors. Yesterday, we shared the news on TataCoin.com, a domain whose […]

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#TATA coin : Chinese #cryptocurrency or opportunistic #domain registration?

The Chinese registrant of TataCoin.com used an interesting defense at the WIPO. TATA Motors, the Indian company that is rolling out the Harrier car, lost a UDRP it filed against TataCoin.com. The Respondent claimed the mark isn’t known in China, where cryptocurrencies are banned. According to their defense, that’s why they offered the domain for […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking in #Digiti .com UDRP at the #WIPO

Digiti.com, a domain registered in 2002, was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant, DIGITI limited liability company of Zandhoven, Belgium, provided no information about its business other than the fact that it owns European Union trade mark number 017630955 for the word “DIGITI” registered on May 9, 2018 and it says […]

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#VGuard .com #UDRP : $320 million dollar company goes cheap over #domain name!

A company that generated $320 million dollars in 2017 tried to wrestle away VGuard.com, a domain registered in 2004. V-Guard Industries Limited of Vennala, India, asserted that its mark is famous as the company was formed in 1977. Operating from vguard.in, they filed a complaint via the UDRP process, attempting to force the Korean owner […]

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Pret dot .APP #UDRP : You snooze, you lose says #WIPO panelist!

The registrant of the domain Pret.app just won the UDRP dispute that was filed by the holder of 480 trademarks, Pret A Manger (Europe) Limited of London, United Kingdom. The word “pret” means “ready” in French, and the Respondent denied it registered the domain in bad faith. Instead, they pointed out to their entrepreneurial status […]

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