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October 16, 2018 02:13

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#Excelway .com registrant wins #UDRP with a Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding

The registrant of ExcelWay.com secured the domain in 2003; fifteen years later, a Spanish corporation tried to take it away from him. Not only did the Complainant, AUSACORP, S.L of Barcelona, Spain,  lose the UDRP at the WIPO, they were served with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. According to the UDRP: The Complainant […]

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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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#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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A guy named #Siemens beats mega corporation via the #UDRP process!

Mr. Rod Siemens has beaten Siemens, the mega corporation, via the UDRP process. The German company went after the domain SiemensConsulting.com, which would make sense in most cases. In this case, a family name used for legitimate purposes led to a decision favoring Mr. Siemens: The Respondent is an individual. He says that “Siemens” is […]

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Harrier .com #UDRP ends with victory for the Respondent

The domain Harrier.com was challenged via the UDRP process; the aged domain (registration 1992) was successfully defended, and the WIPO panelist, Andrea Mondini, delivered a finding in favor of the Respondent. We also received the following information from Mike Robertson, Director of Business Development for DNC Holdings, regarding the UDRP decision: The domain is registered at […]

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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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#PureRed .com : #UDRP against 20 year old #domain gets no #RDNH finding

The domain PureRed.com was registered in 1998, and its Japanese registrant was hit with a UDRP at the National Arbitration Forum. The Complainant, GAPRC Holding, claimed rights to the PURERED mark: The petitioner has used the PURERED mark for commercial purposes for at least 12 years (at least from June 1, 2005) in connection with […]

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“Agree or disagree” price quote leads to #UDRP for .XYZ #domain

If you’re a domain registrant try not to be too cheeky with your attitude to offers. The Japanese registrant of NBAZ.xyz had the following communication with the other party, National Bank of Arizona of Salt Lake City, Utah: “I decide my mind. I have plan Domain nbaz.xyz. I can sell 10,000 USD. Agree or disagree? […]

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#Yish .com #UDRP ends in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the aged domain, Yish.com, ended in a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking, on top of denying the Complainant’s request for a domain transfer. Note: ESQwire.com, the law firm representing the Respondent, is a premium sponsor of DomainGang. We obtained this information from a public resource. According to the UDRP that was […]

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