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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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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 : 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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#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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#Swiss trademark : Bolex.com #domain lost in #UDRP after 21 years

Bolex.com, a domain name registered in 1998, has been lost via the UDRP process; the Respondent did not respond. When such a lack of response fails to deliver the Respondent’s angle, the fact that 21 years passed since the registration of Bolex.com mattered little. It appears that the BOLEX mark belongs to a Swiss camera […]

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#Danish corp tries to get “casual Friday” #domain via the #UDRP process

A Danish company that somehow registered the CASUAL FRIDAY mark, tried to get the domain ShopCasualFriday.com via the UDPR process. It’s amazing that such a generic phrase, at least in the US, is used as a trademark for goods and services. DK Company Vejle A/S, Denmark, attempted to grab this domain from an American registrant. […]

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#Lexon .com : Aged #domain name saved from the UDRP process

The registrant of Lexon.com was hit with a UDRP for this 1995 domain registration. The Complainant is Lexon, France, internally represented. According to the Complaint, the Complainant is Lexon, a company incorporated in France. The Complainant sells design products in the fields of electronics, audio, travel accessories, office, and leisure. The Complainant has operated since […]

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Name Administration Inc. won #UDRP against generic #domain CareHealthInsurance.com

Frank Schilling’s Name Administration Inc. has won the UDRP filed against one of its generic domain names, CareHealthInsurance.com. The Complainant is Religare Health Insurance Company Limited, India and launched its first insurance product in June 2012, under the name “Care”. Attorney John Berryhill represented the Respondent, stating the following: The Respondent submits that the Complainant […]

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Corrs.com #UDRP decision disappoints Australian law firm

An Australian law firm filed a UDRP to get the domain Corrs.com. The Complainant, Corrs Chambers Westgarth, is an Australian commercial law firm founded in 1841. It might be shocking to them that they lost the UDRP for a domain registered in 2001, but existing marks were registered in 2005. In this case, the Respondent […]

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Gap.org : Respondent lost #UDRP against 22 year old #domain name

Gap.org, a 22-year old domain that allegedly sold for $3,850 on Flippa, has been lost via the UDRP process. The domain’s listing used a sales pitch as “gap insurance” but was not used in this manner, and The GAP, Inc. filed a UDRP which they won. Decision: Transfer the domain to the Complainant. Full details […]

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