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Aged three letter domain VMI.com saved in #UDRP

Attorney Zak Muscovitch defended the owner of VMI.com, in a UDRP that stopped short of a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking finding. The valuable domain asset was registered in 1994, and an Arizona company, Vantage Mobility International LLC, asserted rights to the VMI mark. That mark, however, was registered 20 years after the domain’s registration, and […]

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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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Zak Muscovitch named interim general counsel of ICA

Former board member will lead legal efforts for domain investor organization. Zak Mucovitch Just weeks after taking on a volunteer role as counsel to the Internet Commerce Association (ICA), attorney Zak Muscovitch has been hired as interim counsel. Muscovitch will fill the void left by Phil Corwin. Corwin was counsel to the ICA since it […]

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PShot.com : Penis enlargement company’s UDRP falls short; gets whipped with RDNH

PShot.com was hit with a UDRP by a medical company that provides a penis enlargement procedure. Not only did the Respondent prevail, the panelists whipped the Complainant with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking. According to the UDRP’s particulars: Complainant is Charles E. Runels, Jr., represented by Sheryl De Luca of Nixon & Vanderhye […]

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TwinLakes.com UDRP : Estoppel a plausible domain defense

The domain TwinLakes.com was hit by a UDRP, 12 years after its registration date in 2005. The Complainant, Twin Lakes Telephone Cooperative Corporation, is in possession of the registered mark WIN LAKES COMMUNICATIONS. According to the Complainant, Respondent offered to sell the domain name for $50,000, an amount in excess of the typical out-of-pocket costs […]

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Muscovitch and Chapman join ICA Board

Domainer advocacy group bolsters board. Internet Commerce Association (ICA), a group that advocates for domain name investors, has appointed two new members to its board. Zak Muscovitch and Jay Chapman have been appointed to the board joining Nat Cohen, Jeremiah Johnston (Sedo) and Daniel Law (Rook Media). Muscovitch (podcast) is a domain name trademark attorney. […]

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UDRP settled: PPC advertising *is* a bona fide use for domains

In a UDRP for the domain Kubex.com, the Complainant attempted to wrestle the domain away from its registrant, predating the “KUBEX” trademark by 11 years. Represented by the Zak Muscovitch law firm, the Respondent noted: “Respondent could not have registered the domain name in bad faith because Respondent’s registration of the domain name predates by […]

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Company ordered to pay $5,000 after reverse domain name hijacking charge

Panel believe complainant was trying to use arbitration as a “short cut” to acquire domain. Domain name attorney Zak Muscovitch has helped the owner of ClevelandCyclewerks.ca save his domain name in a cybersquatting arbitration case. Not only that, but the arbitration panel found the complainant guilty of reverse domain name hijacking and ordered it to […]

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