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InLoco.com #UDRP : It’s a case of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking for this 1999 registration

Filing a UDRP against the domain name, InLoco.com, ended up being a bad decision for the Brazilian Complainant. Registered in 1999 by the Respondent, InLoco.com predates the date of first use by the Complainant, Loco Tecnologia da Informação S.A., Brazil. The Complainant acquired a trademark in 2017. The Complainant has received an initial round of […]

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Loco UDRP ends in reverse domain name hijacking

Tech company tries to hijack domain name registered in 1999.   A Brazilian technology company has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its effort to get the domain name InLoco.com. The Complainant, In Loco Tecnologia da Informação S.A., uses InLoco.com.br for its website. The phrase “in loco” is a common Latin phrase […]

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Let’s add these 2 questions to UDRP complaints

It would avoid a lot of reverse domain name hijacking findings. There are two common things I see in UDRP filings that trip up Complainants and often end in findings of reverse domain name hijacking (RDNH). The Complainant files a UDRP against a domain name that was registered by the Respondent before the Complainant existed […]

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#TacoCasa .com : House of #tacos gets stuffed with a #RDNH finding

TacoCasa.com, a domain registered in 1998, was hit with a UDRP filed by Roy Upshaw d.b.a. Taco Casa and R&S Upshaw Franchising, LLC. Taco casa means house of taco(s) in Spanish. The Complainant believed they had a home run with this, after pulling some really aged state trademarks, that had expired, along with some fresher […]

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Taco spat ends in reverse domain name hijacking

Texas Mexican restaurant chain tries to reverse domain name hijack from an Alabama restaurant chain. A Texas chain of taco restaurants has lost a domain name fight with an Alabama Mexican restaurant chain and was found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. Roy Upshaw d.b.a. Taco Casa and R&S Upshaw Franchising, LLC, filed […]

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Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking finding in Kret.org #UDRP

Kret.org, a short domain registered in 2005, was challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant is Aktsionernoe Obshchestvo “Kontsern Radioelektronnye Tehnologii”, Russian Federation, that claimed rights to the Russian trademark for KRET. The sole WIPO panelist pointed out the following: “The Complaint lacks candour in that it makes no mention of the fact that the […]

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Lotto Sport Italia tried reverse domain name hijacking, court rules

Company tried to take two ‘lotto’ domain names away from Canadian man. Italian sportswear maker tried to get ‘lotto’ domain names from online gaming professional. A Canadian man who registered LottoStore.com and LottoWorks.com has prevailed in a legal dispute with Lotto Sport Italia, with the court granting his motion for summary judgment (pdf). The judge […]

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Datacom Group tries reverse domain name hijacking

Large IT company resorts to reverse domain name hijacking. A large IT company has been found to have tried reverse domain name hijacking the domain names datacom.net.au and datacomaccounting.net.au. Datacom Group Limited filed a cybersquatting complaint with World Intellectual Property Organization against the two domain names. The case appears to be particularly egregious. The owner […]

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Valve company AVK tries reverse hijacking AVK.com

Panel determines that company filed “Plan B” dispute after failing to buy domain name. The valve company that uses AVKvalves.com filed a cybersquatting dispute in bad faith, a panel determined. A Czech Arbitration Court panel has found that AVK Group attempted reverse domain name hijacking by filing a cybersquatting dispute over the domain name AVK.com. […]

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“Unicorn” Nubank is a reverse domain name hijacker

Brazilian financial company filed dead-on-arrival cybersquatting complaint. Nubank, a Brazilian finance startup that has raised billions in funding, tried to reverse domain name hijack the domain name Nubank.com. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist made the ruling after Nubank (Nu Pagamentos S.A.) made a cybersquatting claim against the domain name. The owner of the domain […]

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