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January 19, 2018 11:22

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#VOYS .com : Dutch company engaged in Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

A Dutch company, Voys B.V. and Voys United B.V. of Groningen, Netherlands, filed a UDRP against the domain Voys.com. Registered in 2000, Voys.com is a 4-letter .com that was acquired by the Respondent in 2008. Their domain portfolio consists of more than 1,000 such four letter domains. The Complainant cited the existence of two trademarks […]

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DLL.com #UDRP : Reverse #domain name hijacking finding at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the domain DLL.com has been decided upon, and the Complainant was found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. It’s interesting to note that the Respondent, at some point, asked for $100 million dollars in order to sell the domain DLL.com to the Complainant! Full details of this decesion follow: WIPO Arbitration and […]

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BrazilIT.com : Complainant found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

A Brazilian company owning the BRASILIT trademark, challenged the owner of Brazilit.com via the UDRP process, at the WIPO. The native name of Brazil is Brasil, and the trademark is related to construction products and services. Meanwhile, the Respondent registered the domain in 2000, along with 16 other “IT” domains: The Respondent submits that on […]

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PShot.com : Penis enlargement company’s UDRP falls short; gets whipped with RDNH

PShot.com was hit with a UDRP by a medical company that provides a penis enlargement procedure. Not only did the Respondent prevail, the panelists whipped the Complainant with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. According to the UDRP’s particulars: Complainant is Charles E. Runels, Jr., represented by Sheryl De Luca of Nixon & Vanderhye […]

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Doctrine of lashes : UDRP delivers new strict punishment for RDNH

If an overly aggressive corporation tries to steal your long-held domain, a new provision under the UDRP will ensure severe punishment. A finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking for aged domains is about to receive an expanded outcome for the Complainant. “We’re dealing with mega corporations that will not pay fair market price, for domains […]

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TupeloHoney.com : Complainant found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

The domain TupeloHoney.com was registered in 1998, as a geographical descriptor of honey, particularly when it’s made in Tupelo, Mississippi. Tupelo Honey Hospitality Corporation, is a restaurant group with headquarters based in Asheville, North Carolina and they filed a UDRP against the aged domain. Although there are registered trademarks with the USPTO for TUPELO HONEY […]

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Does Queen.dk really care about their UDRP loss with RDNH finding?

Danish company Knud Jepsen A/S lost the UDRP against Queen.com with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. This “trophy” is reserved for domain aggressors that violate the rules of the game, seeking to wrestle away premium, aged and generic domains from their owners, without a matching compensation. Rick Schwartz’s victory was followed up with […]

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Dermarose.com UDRP results in Reverse Domain Name Hijacking against Complainant

The domain Dermarose.com was hit with a UDRP, and as the result, the Complainant got slapped with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. Brand Development Corp. of Miami, Florida attempted to get the 2011 domain, based on a USPTO issued trademark in 2014. The Respondent, who also owns the .net, .org and .info variants […]

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Queen.com UDRP: Queen.dk & Frands Jepsen are Reverse Domain Name Hijackers

The attempted theft of the domain name Queen.com from its lawful owner Rick Schwartz was spectacularly rejected by the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) . Frands Jepsen, owner and managing director of Queen.dk, tried to steal the domain name Queen.com as a plan B after he didn’t like the price tag of the domain name […]

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Queen.com UDRP : Case added to Hall Of Shame for RDNH activity

Rick Schwartz has followed up on his promise to add Danish company, Knud Jepsen A/S, on HallOfShame.com. In a monumental case involving the aged domain, Queen.com, the Danish florist lost with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The Queen.com entry on Hall of Shame, a repository of cases involving domains that were unjustly pursued via […]

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