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3 Men Movers #UDRP : We don’t need this harassment from you guys!

A UDRP for the domain contains some funny responses by the domain’s registrant. The case was filed by 3 Men Movers, a company based in Houston, Texas. During the UDRP process, the Respondent pondered over previous communication they had with the Complainant, seeking permission to use the domain name in the first place. The […]

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#Damste .com UDRP : #Domainer schools Dutch law firm at the #WIPO

The UDRP against the aged domain,, was filed by a Dutch law firm by the same name. Damsté advocaten used its own legal resources to assert that the domain, registered in 2000, was infringing upon the DAMSTÉ trademark. The Dutch law firm was formed in 1960, and it registered in 1999. The existing […]

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Legal Zoom grabs via the UDRP process

Reversing the domain keywords of a popular legal assistance web site, had a bad effect for the registrant of, as Legal Zoom Inc., filed a UDRP against the domain. According to the case’s particulars: “The Complainant is a provider of online legal services for small businesses and consumers, providing legal document services, attorney listings, […]

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NVIDIA stock skyrockets; Company grabs the .CO domain via the UDRP process

NVIDIA has been performing remarkably well this year; the company designs graphics processing units for the gaming, cryptocurrency, and professional markets. If you own a PC, chances are that your video card is made by NVIDIA , and during 2017 its stock has gone from sub-100 dollars a share, to more than $200 dollars a […]

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POKERFACEbook or PokerFACEBOOK? The UDRP against the .com resolved that

The registrant of the domain claims that it was meant to be a social network for poker players. “This site while provided information primarily about the worlds most trusted Online Poker Sites, will serve primarily as a means of connecting all of the online players as well as possibly creating a few new ones. […]

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Equifax strikes back : 138-strong domain UDRP, one of the largest ever

Equifax has been busy restoring its reputation, after a massive leak of data was unveiled earlier this year. While some frustrated consumers registered domains to demonstrate how the mega-corporation failed to protect private information, the majority of “Equifax domains” have been trademark violations. Of course, it’s the latter domain category that Equifax lawyers are going […]

Read more : Complainant found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

A Brazilian company owning the BRASILIT trademark, challenged the owner of via the UDRP process, at the WIPO. The native name of Brazil is Brasil, and the trademark is related to construction products and services. Meanwhile, the Respondent registered the domain in 2000, along with 16 other “IT” domains: The Respondent submits that on […]

Read more domain UDRP : Bayer trademark is alive and well in Germany

If you think that “aspirin” is a generic word, devoid of any trademark protection, think again. The poster boy for trademark death by genericide, aspirin isn’t a registered trademark in the US – at least, not on its own. In Germany, however, that’s another story. Aspirin has been a registered trademark since 1999, although the […]

Read more : Twenty year old domain saved from UDRP claiming rights to “KF”

Twenty years ago, the two letter domain was registered by Matthias Felger; little did he know, that his nickname would be challenged via the UDRP process. The Complainant is John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, Inc. d/b/a Knight Foundation. They asserted that the domain represents the shortened variant of their domain,, […]

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Eco and echo : Greek root of words explained in UDRP decision

A UDRP decision for the domain, resulted in some Greek grammar analysis. Ecomedia AG of Nänikon, Switzerland filed a UDRP against EchoMedia GmbH, of Wollerau, Switzerland. So one company operates from and the other from The Complainant argued that this would create “unacceptable confusion.” The WIPO panel drilled into the root of […]

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