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Boca Juniors .com #UDRP : #Argentina sports club takes over 24 year old #domain name

Boca Juniors is a popular sports association in Argentina, founded in 1905. The Buenos Aires club owns trademarks for BOCA JUNIORS going back to 1983. The club operates from BocaJuniors.com.ar and the matching .com, BocaJuniors.com was registered in 1996. In a UDRP filed by Club Atlético Boca Juniors Asociación Civil, Argentina, the domain was transferred […]

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Naturals.com loss is a “win” for Indian law firm

Its client lost but the panelist didn’t find reverse domain name hijacking. A chain of beauty salons in India that uses the domain Naturals.in failed to get Naturals.COM through UDRP. A UDRP for Naturals.com that was filed in October has been found in favor of the domain name registrant. The case was filed by an […]

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Yonder.com : Two housing companies fought over this #domain in a #UDRP

The domain Yonder.com was registered in 1995, and in 2019 it was acquired by Yonder Global, Inc. The company is in the business of international online bookings for temporary lodging and agricultural tourism. Meanwhile, North Carolina based Yonder, Inc., offers vacation home rental services since September 13, 2011 and in 2013 they acquired the matching […]

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BHP CISO runs into roadblock using UDRP to take down criticism site

Panel determines the domain wasn’t registered in bad faith given trademark date. The Chief Information Security Officer of mining and petroleum giant BHP has lost an attempt to take down a criticism site by using the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). Thomas Leen filed the dispute against the domain name Thomas-Leen.com. The site […]

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A look at the history of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

With the news out today that Lotto.com was saved in a UDRP complaint, though there was no finding of reverse domain name hijacking. There is an article published by Gerald M. Levine a few weeks back at IPlegalCorner.com that’s worth reading. Mr. Levine takes a look back at the history of RDNH and provides some […]

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Lotto.com, purchased for $2.68 million in 2017, survives cybersquatting challenge

No-brainer case reveals purchase price of Lotto.com. A German lottery operator has failed to take the domain name Lotto.com from another lottery operator through the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). Bremer Toto und Lotto GmbH filed the dispute in October. Even without reviewing the case details, it was obvious that this case was […]

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#Lotto.com : Domain was saved from #UDRP – Seven figure sales price revealed!

The aged domain Lotto.com was taken to the WIPO via the UDRP process, and the result is in: Transfer was denied. Bremer Toto und Lotto GmbH, Germany, fired up their lawyers and asserted rights to the German trademark registration number 39638296 for LOTTO, registered on August 27, 1997. Meanwhile, lotto.com was registered in 1994 according […]

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Another reverse domain hijacking finding against DePenning & DePenning

Law firm is behind another reverse domain name hijacking case. DePenning & DePenning, a law firm in India, has filed another UDRP that was found to be reverse domain name hijacking. Previous reverse domain name hijacking findings against the firm’s cases include bosch.net and CEATE.com. In the latter case, the panel found that the Complaint […]

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#LunaCargo : Complainant in #UDRP skips $800 payment for costly process

The UDRP Complainant in the case involving the domain name LunaCargo.com, ignored a sales price for the domain set at $800 dollars. The price was discounted from 8,500 EUR before the UDRP was filed. LunaJets SA, Switzerland, went on filing the UDRP, which costs double as much to file, using in-house lawyers most likely. This […]

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Top stories: Dead people get domain names

Four famous people got their domains posthumously in 2019. Some of the most popular stories on Domain Name Wire are about famous people. In 2019, four famous people got control of key domain names posthumously. (OK, so really it was their heirs that got the domains.) In early 2018, Prince’s estate became the owner of […]

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