One Member UDRP Panel Finds Reverse Domain Name Hijacking On

Nova Holdings Limited, Nova International Limited, and G.R. Events Limited, of Newcastle upon Tyne, of the UK represented by Bond Dickinson LLP, the United Kingdom (the "Complainants") was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on the domain name On the issue of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking the one member panel of Gabriela Kennedy found "the evidence presented by … [Read more...] Saved In UDRP For The 2nd Time

HomeAway, Inc. of Austin, Texas lost its bid to grab the generic domain name in a UDRP. The domain name was saved in a UDRP back in 2002. The domain holder Timothy Hall of the United Kingdom was represented by UDRP POLICE DBS, United Kingdom and was the domain holder for the 2002 UDRP decision as well Here are the highlights of the three panel … [Read more...] Saved In UDRP

Storm Guard Franchise Systems, LLC v.just lost its bid to grab the domain name which was just registered on February 6, 2014 The domain owner was represented by A majority of the three member panel of Willem J. H. Leppink, The Hon Neil Brown Q.C. found that the domain was generic and since the registrant was located in South Korea is was unlikely that they knew … [Read more...] Awarded Netsol.Domains in UDRP

A one member panel ruled in favor of with regards to the domain name The registrant was based out of Spain and it seems tried to sell the domain for $5,000. The registrant did say that the name along with other infringing domains were registered  as part of an automated list generated from software created by Respondent that was designed to generate a list of “best search … [Read more...]

Walmart Files UDRP on New gTLD Domain Walmart.LGBT

      Walmart has filed a UDRP on the new gTLD domain The new domain extension .LGBT,  for those that may not know,  "is the first internet address created specifically for connecting with the Lesbian, Gay Bisexual and Transgender community." and is operated by Afilias. Interestedly just a couple of months ago Walmart came out against the "Anti-LGBT … [Read more...]

14 Year Old 4 Letter .Com Lost in UDRP To Trademark Filed in 2012:

A one member UDRP panel has just handed over a 14 year old, four letter .com domain, to GECU of Texas The domain holder registered the domain on June 29, 2001. Terry F. Peppard the Panelist found the credit union had common law trademark rights going back to 1998 even though the trademark was not filed until 2012. Interestedly is owned by another credit union, … [Read more...]

Owner of WordPress Hit With UDRP On The Domain Name

The owner of, Automattic, Inc, has been hit with a UDRP on the domain name which they seemed to have acquired in September  2014. The domain name is registered through Mark Monitor. The domain was owned by Partners until it was purchased by The domain name is being forward to which is of course also owned by Automattic, … [Read more...]