LINDT Loses UDRP Bid To Grab ExcellenceChocolate.com Based On Its EXCELLENCE TM

Chocoladefabriken Lindt & Sprüngli AG (“Complainant”), just lost its attempt to grab the domain name excellencechocolate.com based on a trademark on the term EXCELLENCE. Although the panelist James A. Carmody, Esq. found that "Complainant rights in EXCELLENCE are suspect", "that the underlying the mark is a clearly generic phrase neither coined by nor inherently associated with Complainant that … [Read more...]

Esqwire.com Gets Another Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Ruling: CountryGirl.com

LML Investments LLC (LML) represented by Jeremiah A. Pastrick of Continental Enterprises, Indiana was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name CountryGirl.com The domain holder P.A. Gordon represented by Ari Goldberger of Esqwire.com, New Jersey, USA. The three member panel of Paul M. DeCicco, Esq., The Honourable Neil Anthony Brown, QC, James A. Carmody, … [Read more...]

18 Year Old MySchool.com Hit With UDRP For The Second Time in 4 Years

The domain name MySchool.com looks to be getting hit with a UDRP for a second time in four years. Back in 2010 Joseph L. Carpenter brought a UDRP against Andy Booth and his Foresight.com. At that time Carpenter alleged the following: The Complainant alleges that he has used MYSCHOOL® as a trademark and brand name in connection with online information and advertisements in the field of … [Read more...]

Record? Owner of Braindumps.com Loses 4 Separate UDRP’s In One Day

Earlier today we wrote about the owner of the domain name braindumps.com losing a UDRP to grab the 13 year old domain braindumps.biz. The owner of Braindumps.com, Certplex, Ltd also lost three more UDRP's yesterday. It maybe some sort of record UDRP as four separate  panels made up of separate panelists denied each and everyone of the Braindumps.com four Complaints. In addition to the … [Read more...]

Owner Of Braindumps.com Loses UDRP Bid To Grab 13 Year Old Braindumps.biz

Certplex, Ltd. (“Complainant”), who owns the domain name Braindumps.com just lost its attempt to grab the domain name Braindumps.biz after waiting 13 years to bring the UDRP. The one member panel of R. Glen Ayers while explicated not deciding the case on the doctrine of Laches spent a lot of time discussing the 13 period from which the .Biz domain name was registered to the date the Complainant … [Read more...]

Globeway LLC Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Globeway LLC of West Virgina was just found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name Globleway.com The domain is owned by Vertical Axis Inc. who was represented by Ari Goldberger and Jason Schaeffer of Esqwire.com The three member panel of Nathalie Dreyfus, G. Gervaise Davis and The Honorable Neil Anthony Brown rejected Globeway argument that they had common law … [Read more...]

Clearwater Systems, Inc Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Without Domain Holder Asking

A one member UDRP panel has found that Clearwater Systems, Inc. of Akron, Ohio, represented by Walker & Jocke, is guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) on the domain name clearwatersystems.net The decision is unusually because the domain holder, Glenn Johnson of Clearwater, Florida, / Clear Water Systems of Remington, Inc. of Remington, Indiana (“CWSRI”), didn't even ask the panel … [Read more...]