#AXA dot .org : Advocates Across America get to keep aged #domain

The domain AXA.org was registered in 1997 to Advocates Across America. AXA SA of Paris, France, attempted to get the domain via the UDRP process at the WIPO, by claiming rights to the AXA mark. Despite not having an active web site at AXA.org, the acronym reflects its purpose, according to the UDRP panelist who […]

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#Supercell : Seller of the .com #domain can use the .CO, says #UDRP

The former owner of Supercell.com, who sold the domain to a Finnish gaming company generating almost a billion dollars in revenue, was cornered about the matching .CO via the UDRP process. Brian Gambrel of Fishers, Indiana, sold the domain Supercell.com to Supercell Oy of Helsinki, Finland, in 2013. The Complainant is a mobile game development […]

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#Brandzy : Consultant extorted company to return #domain name, according to #UDRP details

Brandzy AB, a Swedish company, hired a consultant to assist with the acquisition of its domain, Brandzy.com. Things turned sour, apparently, and according to a UDRP at the WIPO, the consultant extorted the company. The domain Brandzy.com was registered in 2009 and was offered for sale at Uniregistry Market at some point. There are no […]

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F5.Works : New gTLD #domain successfully defended in #WIPO #UDRP

F5 Works Ltd., a Hong Kong company, is using the new gTLD domain F5.Works as its primary business pointer. Dot .Works is a new gTLD operated by Donuts, Inc. The company’s brand was established in 2016, and it has now successfully fended off a UDRP filed at the WIPO. According to the case’s particulars, the […]

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#ElleSilk .com #domain #UDRP : French firm has no exclusive rights to #ELLE

A French cosmetics manufacturer challenged the registration of the domain ElleSilk.com, based on an established, famous ELLE trademark. In a UDRP at the WIPO by Hachette Filipacchi Presse de Levallois Perret, France, the Complainant stated: The Complainant is Hachette Filipacchi Presse, a French company which publishes the well-known fashion magazine Elle. Elle was first published […]

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#IKEA impostor #domain lost in #UDRP at the #WIPO

When scammers use punycode to register impostor domains of famous brands, the UDRP outcome is an expected win for the Complainant. Inter Ikea Systems B.V. of Delft, Netherlands, filed a UDRP against the registrant of ıĸea.com, a domain containing non-ASCII characters. The actual domain is xn--ea-gpa2a.com and was registered last October. Apparently, it was set […]

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Tru.Green #domain : Registrant claims to be out of $5,000 after #UDRP loss at the #WIPO

The registrant of the new gTLD domain, Tru.Green, alleges that he lost $5,000 dollars in “out of pocket” expenses. The domain was challenged at the WIPO and was lost in a UDRP, after TruGreen Limited Partnership of Memphis, Tennessee claimed rights to the TRUGREEN mark. Registered in 2017, the domain displays a contact form, superimposed […]

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Glory .com : #UDRP against 1995 #domain name was denied at the #WIPO

Glory Ltd. of Himeji, Japan, filed a UDRP against the aged domain Glory.com. Registered in 1995, Glory.com has been in the current registrant’s possession for 14 years. According to the documents of this UDRP, the Respondent paid $115,000 dollars to acquire Glory.com in 2003. It sought $10 million USD from the Complainant, when they inquired […]

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The Beach Boys get around, grab the .ORG #domain from British tribute band

The legendary Beach Boys defended their long-standing brand, winning the UDRP for the domain BeachBoys.org. Registered in 2002, the domain is owned by a British tribute band called Good Vibrations – another smash hit by the Beach Boys. What an awkward moment it must have been, as the British band used the domain BeachBoys.org, along […]

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Future Media Architects win #UDRP against #Harmoni .com #domain

Future Media Architects (aka Elequa) have won the UDRP against the aged domain, Harmoni.com. A company that is called Information Tools Limited of Auckland, New Zealand, claimed rights to the mark HARMONI for business analysis software. Only problem: the mark was registered in 2017, a full 14 years after the domain name Harmoni.com was registered. […]

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JAT.com #UDRP : Murky facts lead to the #domain’s unchanged status

The UDRP against the aged three letter .com, JAT.com, has resulted in no change in ownership. Registered in 1997, JAT.com has been the property of Air Serbia, which was known back in the day as JAT. Per the complaint: The Complainant is the Serbian national air carrier, having its origins over 90 years ago. Originally […]

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John Berryhill slamdunks Complainant in MODZ.com #UDRP with #RDNH

A French company, Modz of Arnas, filed a UDRP against the aged domain, Modz.com. Registered in 1998, the domain is in reference to gaming modification files, or “modz” in gaming parlance. The Respondent’s attorney, John Berryhill, pointed that out: The term “modz”, a commonly used alternative to “mods”, is a generic term used in the […]

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