Houston We Have A Problem: 2 URS Examiners Can’t Agree If The Same Company Owns A Trademark

My man Raymond Hackney who writes posts for thedomains.com, as well as his own blog at tldinvestors.com, pointed out two diametrically opposed URS decisions filed by the same complainant Aeropostale Procurement Company, Inc. of New York, one of which concludes they own the trademark to the clothing line of Aeropostale and the other examiner finding they do not. In the Uniform Rapid Suspension … [Read more...]

If You Lie About Your Trademark, That Should Automatically Be Reverse Domain Hijacking

Eric Levy of New York just lost his attempt to grab the generic domain name yourneighborhood.com in a UDRP, based off a trademark for YOURNEIGHBORHOOD LOVE WHERE YOU LIVE, registered on December 10, 2013. The domain name YourNeighborhood.com was first registered on November 25, 1998 The one member panelist should have found Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) since he found the complainant … [Read more...]

Loser of WWE.Org UDRP Tells World Wrestling Entertainment He Is Not Happy

After losing a UDRP on the domain name WWE.org the owner of the domain has a message for the World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. who won the National Arbitration Forum decision, and its fair to say the domain holder is not too pleased. Although the decision was handed down on October 13th and today is October 18th,  the whois still shows the loser of the UDRP as the owner and he clearly has … [Read more...]

World Wrestling Entertainment Wins Control Of WWE.org

World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. just gained control of wwe.org. The domain name was parked and the domain owner just months after registering the domain name offered to sell the trademark holder the domain for $50,000 Here are the highlights from the one panel decision: Complainant has rights in the WWE mark through registrations with trademark agencies worldwide, including the United … [Read more...]

20 Year Old NUVO.Com Saved in A One Member Panel UDRP & Domain Holder Didn’t Respond

SiTV, Inc. of Glendale, California, just lost its bid to grab the domain name Nuvo.com in a UDRP. The one member panel decision of Michael A. Albert rejected the claim even though the domain holder, which is now a Bankruptcy Trustee, did not file a formal response. The opinion did not mention the registration date of the domain or any change in ownership. The domain name Nuvo.com has a … [Read more...]

UDRP Filed on C-A.com and MySchool.com Gets Saved for the Second time

Back on 9/13 we wrote about MySchool.com getting hit with a UDRP for the second time in four years. We published the article as soon as the UDRP was filed, so we had no clue to who was filing the UDRP this time around. Well it was the same person as the first time, Joseph L. Carpenter. The first UDRP was brought against Andy Booth who owned the domain at the time. In July of 2012 the domain … [Read more...]

Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Without Filing A Response: Judgmentfree.com

PFIP, LLC (“Complainant”), represented by Teresa C. Tucker of Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger PLLC, New Hampshire, has been found guilty of Reverse Domain Name hijacking in a UDRP decision on the domain name judgmentfree.com The one member panel of David E. Sorkin found RDNH even though the domain holder didn't even file a response and therefore didn't even ask for a RDNH finding. Here … [Read more...]