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#AdviceGroup .com : #UDRP ends up with a finding of Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking

The UDRP against the aged, generic domain AdviceGroup.com, didn’t end well for the Complainant, Advice Group S.P.A., Italy. The Complainant was found to be abusing the process to gain the domain, and was slapped with both a transfer refusal and a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. The best part: the Respondent did not respond. […]

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#SCX .ch : Crypto #domain sold for 60,000 Swiss francs ends up in #UDRP

SCX.ch is a Swiss cryptocurrency services domain that was sold twice in the course of a year; first, in 2018 to SwissClass Trade AG for 50,000 Swiss francs (CHF,) and a year later to the current registrant for 60,000 CHF. The first seller, Blockworks AG, Switzerland, filed a UDRP to get the domain back, claiming […]

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#Taffo famiglia takes .com #domain for funeral services into #UDRP dispute

Italian families are large, and the Taffo family is split over decisions made for their business ventures, funeral services. The Taffo family – composed by Luciano Giustino, Giuseppe, Piero, Daniele, Alessandro, Angelo, Giacomo and Giulia – has been together carrying on the funeral services business initiated by their common ancestor Gaetano Taffo (father of Luciano, […]

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#Belgian company went after #Greenmood .com but its #UDRP failed

Greenmood.com, a domain registered in 2009, was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO by a Belgian company. Operating from the matching .BE domain, Sadig Alakbarov, stated that his company Pack & Co S.P.R.L. offers “stabilized plant products” under the GREENMOOD trademark “throughout the European territory.” The Respondent stated that there was an Australian […]

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Vudo.com : #UDRP ends up costing a Reverse #Domain Name Hijacking decision!

Vudo.com, a domain registered in 1999, was challenged via the UDRP process at the WIPO. The Complainant is Vudu, Inc., that according to the UDRP filed incorrect information regarding their brand’s formation date, which was not in 1995. They operate from the domain vudu.com, and are owned by Walmart. A three member panel at the […]

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#Raja .com #UDRP case details : It was a free #domain back in the day!

We covered the results of the UDRP against the aged, premium domain name, Raja.com. Its registrant and Respondent in this case, Mr. Rajasimha Aji, acquired the domain for free, back in the day when such domain registrations did not cost a penny. Indeed, until August of 1995, Network Solutions was not charging $100 per two […]

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#Domain for a King: Raja.com #UDRP thrown out

Raja is the Hindi word for “king” and the domain Raja.com represents that. Registered in 1995, Raja.com appears to have been parked on a PPC services lander at Sedo. There is no indication that the domain has been developed – in the traditional sense – since at least 2007. A UDRP filed at the WIPO […]

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Crafty respondent gets to keep the #domain name Craftsmans.com despite #UDRP

A crafty response by the registrant of Craftsmans.com, a 2001 registration, led to their victory at the WIPO. The Complainant, Stanley Black & Decker, Inc., filed the UDRP citing its famous CRAFTSMAN brand and mark. The self-represented Respondent, whose wife apparently contacted the Complainant with a $38,000 dollar quote, provided a Wayback Machine page to […]

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#Turkish company loses #UDRP for Pepee.com

A Turkish company filed a UDRP against the domain Pepee.com. The domain was registered several years before the Complainant’s trademark registration. Pepee is a diminutive name for Jose, Joseph, or Giuseppe. The Complainant is Düş Yeri Bilişim Teknoloji ve Animasyon Anonim Şirketi, Turkey, and the Respondent was represented by IP attorney John Berryhill. A three […]

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#Trivago lost #UDRP case against the #domain name Traveltrow.com

Travel booking giant, Trivago, became popular a few years ago due to the scruffy actor featured in its commercials. In a recent UDRP case filed against the owner of Traveltrow.com, Trivago claimed that the two domains sound alike! Despite the Respondent’s acknowledgement of copyright issues, and an asking price of $5,000 for the domain, the […]

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