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Loco UDRP ends in reverse domain name hijacking

Tech company tries to hijack domain name registered in 1999.   A Brazilian technology company has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its effort to get the domain name InLoco.com. The Complainant, In Loco Tecnologia da Informação S.A., uses InLoco.com.br for its website. The phrase “in loco” is a common Latin phrase […]

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“Unicorn” Nubank is a reverse domain name hijacker

Brazilian financial company filed dead-on-arrival cybersquatting complaint. Nubank, a Brazilian finance startup that has raised billions in funding, tried to reverse domain name hijack the domain name Nubank.com. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist made the ruling after Nubank (Nu Pagamentos S.A.) made a cybersquatting claim against the domain name. The owner of the domain […]

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Domain Capital gets reverse domain name hijacking win

University in Spain filed dispute after it inquired about buying the domain name. Domain Capital has successfully defended its domain name UAX.com in a UDRP, and the Complainant was found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. Universidad Privada De Madrid, S.A., a University in Spain, filed the complaint after it first tried to buy the […]

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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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Spanish company tried reverse domain name hijacking

Attorney tried to intimidate domain name owner to settle dispute. Decoweb Brands, S.A. of Spain has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name MaisonDecor.com. It certainly seems like Decoweb’s counsel tried to bully the domain owner into handing the domain over. According to the World Intellectual Property Organization […]

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CBD company pays $160,000 for GreenRoads.com after losing UDRP

Florida company buys domain that it tried to get through UDRP. Green Roads of Florida, LLC has purchased the domain name GreenRoads.com for $160,000 after failing to win it in a cybersquatting dispute. The CBD company filed a UDRP with World Intellectual Property Organization in October, 2018. In January, the three-person panel found in favor […]

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Walmart’s Vudu is a reverse domain name hijacker

Vudo.com was registered well before the streaming video company existed. Vudu filed a cybersquatting complaint against Vudo.com. It was found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. Vudu, a streaming video subsidiary of retail giant Walmart, has been found to have attempted reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Vudo.com. The company filed a cybersquatting […]

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Missouri dentist tries to reverse hijack domain name

WIPO doesn’t admire dentist’s creative arguments. A WIPO panel didn’t like what this dentist was offering. A Missouri dental practice run by dentist Brian Henningsen has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name AdmireYourSmile.com. Admire Your Smile, P.C. started using the “Admire Your Smile” mark after a dentist […]

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Tambour Ltd filed complaint that was “bound to fail”

Paint company files abusive cybersquatting complaint. An Israeli paint company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Tambour.com. Tambour is a dictionary word in French that means ‘drum’. Tambour Ltd uses the domain name Tambour.co.il. The paint company reached out to the owner of the domain name […]

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Lack of disclosure leads to Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding

Mexican resort operator failed to disclose business relationship with domain owner. Trouble in Paradise. The operators of two Mexican resorts–Golden Parnassus Paradise of the Gods and Great Parnassus Paradise of the Gods–have been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking (RDNH) in a recent cybersquatting complaint. The resorts filed UDRPs against the domains […]

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