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#Fairview .com #UDRP case won by attorney John Berryhill at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Fairview.com ended with a finding for the Respondent. Attorney John Berryhill defended the case, for a domain registered in 1995. It was acquired by the Respondent in 2005. The Complainant is Fairview Ltd. of Oakville, Ontario, Canada that asserted rights to the FAIRVIEW mark, some of which go […]

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The #Villages Properties : Dot .COM #domain owner cleared of “bad faith” claims in #UDRP

The Villages is a large residential community in Florida, catering to seniors. It was founded more than 30 years ago, and it has more than 50,000 residents. Real estate in the area is selling like hot cakes, and being a real estate agent often utilizes the geographical reference in domain names, such as TheVillagesProperties.com. In […]

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Maryland roofing company attempts reverse domain name hijacking

After unsuccessfully trying to buy a domain name for a decade, company files UDRP. A Maryland roofing company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name RoofPro.com. RoofPro, LLC uses the domain name MarylandRoofers.com, which is a nice domain in at of itself. But the company wanted the […]

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ICANN Working Group: Registrants Must Retain the Right to Defend Their Domains in Court

In this post, the Internet Commerce Association provides an update on a plan to give IGOs special privileges related to domain names. Should domain name registrants’ fundamental right, the right to go to court to overrule a UDRP decision transferring their domain name, be taken away? That was one of the primary questions that an […]

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Xedoc Holding wins #UDRP for #Chatroulette .ORG #domain

Xedoc Holding SA of Luxembourg won the UDRP for the domain Chatroulette.org. Registered in 2009, and only fives days after the .COM variant went viral on the Internet, the domain was challenged by Andrey Ternovskiy dba Chatroulette of Sliema, Malta, current operators of the .COM. The Complainant is the owner of several trade mark registrations […]

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#FairMarkets .com #UDRP decision : It’s Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The domain FairMarkets.com was registered in 2000, and it was recently defended against a UDRP claim. The Complainant is ILQ Australia Pty Ltd, that asserts trademark rights in FAIR MARKETS or FAIRMARKETS. The Respondent denied the Complainant’s claims, stating the following: Respondent broadly denies Complainant’s allegations.  In particular, Respondent does not admit that Complainant has […]

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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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Cassandra .com #UDRP failed with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain Cassandra.com has failed, and the panel’s decision delivered a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The Complainant is Deep Focus Inc. of New York, with a registered mark for THE CASSANDRA REPORT. IP attorney, Zak Muscovitch, handled the case on behalf of the Respondent. In the UDRP, he […]

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Clits versus clips : Ridiculous #UDRP claim for adult #domain

How can one confuse “clits” with “clips” is beyond our understanding; the domain Clits4Free.com was registered in 2002. Wiluna Holdings LLC owns the trademark CLIPS4SALE and despite the non similarity of it to the domain in question, they filed a UDRP. According to the UDRP, that’s apples and oranges: “Respondent registered the disputed domain name […]

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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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