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January 17, 2018 04:54

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Voys B.V. tries to hijack Voys.com domain name

Company that uses Voys.nl tried to get Voys.com through a UDRP. A Dutch telecom company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for bringing a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of Voys.com. A three-person World Intellectual Property Organization panel determined that it filed its case in abuse of the policy. Among […]

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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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Pest control company tried reverse domain name hijacking

Owner of EcoSmart filed cybersquatting dispute in abuse of policy. New formula comes with added reverse domain name hijacking. A National Arbitration Forum panelist has found Kittrich Corporation, owner of a line of pest control products called EcoSmart, to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name EcoSmartPestControl.com. While the complainant has […]

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De Lage Landen International B.V. tries reverse domain name hijacking

Financial firm blasted for frivilous cybersquatting dispute. DLL is a financial solutions partner, and apparently a reverse domain name hijacker, too. A World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) panelist has determined that De Lage Landen International B.V. attempted reverse domain name hijacking by filing a cybersquatting dispute against DLL.com. The company uses the domain name DLLgroup.com. […]

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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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Weeds, Inc, which is suing to get Weeds.com, engaged in reverse domain name hijacking

This doesn’t bode well for its lawsuit. Earlier this week I wrote that Weeds, Inc. filed a cybersquatting lawsuit over the domain name Weeds.com. The lawsuit was filed despite a pending UDRP it filed with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). WIPO just handed down its decision in that case. Unsurprisingly, it found that Weeds, Inc […]

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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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Finnish firm nailed for Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Prior communications contradicted claims in cybersquatting dispute. A Finnish textiles and interiors company has been found (pdf) to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Vallila.com. Oy Vallila Interior Ab of Helsinki, Finland filed the complaint and said that the only reason someone would be interested in this domain is to […]

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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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Lack of disclosure leads to Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

Mexican resort operator failed to disclose business relationship with domain owner. Trouble in Paradise. The operators of two Mexican resorts–Golden Parnassus Paradise of the Gods and Great Parnassus Paradise of the Gods–have been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking (RDNH) in a recent cybersquatting complaint. The resorts filed UDRPs against the domains […]

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