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June 21, 2018 10:29

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Cassandra.co owner tries to hijack Cassandra.com domain name

Company filed baseless cybersquatting dispute at WIPO. A New York brand strategy company that uses the domain name Cassandra.co has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name Cassandra.com. Deep Focus Inc. filed the complaint against Abstract Holdings International, a domain name investment firm. Abstract […]

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Illinois property tax appeal attorney guilty of reverse domain name hijacking

Anastasia Poulopoulos filed a cybersquatting dispute in bad faith, panelist determines. The owner of Appealmytaxes.BIZ, which offers a service to challenge property tax assessments in Illinois, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in an attempt to get the domain name Appealmytaxes.COM. Anastasia Poulopoulos filed the case with National Arbitration Forum […]

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Proeza, S.A. nailed for reverse domain name hijacking for failure to disclose

In a common occurence, company fails to disclose prior corresondence and misleads panel. Here’s a common pattern in cybersquatting disputes under the UDRP: A company reaches out to the domain name owner in an effort to either buy the domain or coerce the domain owner into transferring it on the threat of legal action. The […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking : #Proeza .com Respondent wins #UDRP

The UDRP against the aged domain Proeza.com ended with a double victory for the Respondent, who registered the domain 15 years ago. A three member panel at the WIPO slapped the Complainant, Proeza, S.A. de C.V. of Monterrey, Mexico, with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The self-represented Respondent engaged in prior negotiations with […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking decision in #ManorPark .com #UDRP

The aged geodomain ManorPark.com was hit with a UDRP, after Walker Edison Furniture Company LLC decided to wrestle the domain away from its owners. Basing their case on a 2018 trademark application, the Complainant ignored the fact that the domain was registered in 2000, and it’s being actively used by UK-based Manor Park Investment Funds. […]

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#Globalvision .com : Reverse #domain name hijacking decision in #UDRP

The aged domain Globalvision.com was hit with a UDRP; the complaint was brought by GVE Global Vision Inc., asserting it has rights to the GLOBAL VISION mark since 2017. The Respondent stated that the domain is made up of generic, dictionary words. Registered in 1995, the domain is listed for sale at the Uniregistry Market. […]

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Canadian company GVE Global Vision Inc tries reverse domain name hijacking

Package proofreading firm guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. A Canadian company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name GlobalVision.com. GVE Global Vision Inc (which goes by the name GlobalVision) helps companies like P&G and Coca-Cola with proofreading and inspecting their packaging. It filed a complaint under […]

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Original France.com owner sues to recover domain from the country

French courts nabs valuable domain name for its government. France.com was used by a tour operator. Now the French government owns it. (Photo from Screenshots.com) The original registrant of France.com back in 1994 has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to try to recover the domain name France.com, which the country managed to wrestle away through the […]

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Apparel maker, #Guess, loses #G81 .com #UDRP with #RDNH finding

Guess, the apparel maker company, has just lost the UDRP they filed against the domain G81.com. At the same time, they were branded with a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. Registered in 2004, G81.com matches the Complainant’s trademark, G81, for shirts, T-shirts, jeans and pants. The Respondent provided evidence that G81 wasn’t famous at the […]

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#Nudelive : #WIPO panelist quotes #Namebio as the source of sales info in #UDRP with #RDNH finding

A UDRP filed against the domain name Nudelive.net references sales data from “Nambio” in support of the Respodent’s case; the Complainant owns the .com. The panelist most likely meant to quote Namebio, that keeps track of domain sales across multiple venues. In the case of Nudelive.net, the Complainant asserted they have previous rights to the […]

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