Wow: UDRP Filed on Blackjack.com

A UDRP has been filed on the domain name Blackjack.com According to the whois record the domain name backjack.com is owned by "Private Individual" of the UK. The Complainant in the UDRP is not listed. The domain name Blackjack.com is being used as a directory site for playing blackjack online along with other information about the game. I found two trademark in the USPTO for the term … [Read more...]

Verizon Files 1st UDRP For a .Porn Domain Name: Verizon.Porn

Verizon has  Filed the 1st UDRP For a .Porn Domain Name: Verizon.Porn The domain name was registered on June 4, 2015 and is owned by an Adam Rothman of Roslyn New York. Despite paying $1,500 in filing fees to gain control of Verizon.Porn, Verizon hasn't bothered to  register the new gTLD .adult which was released at the same time.  Verizon.adult remains unregistered as of … [Read more...]

How Did the UDRP Panel In Chooser.com Not Find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking?

Chooser S.A. of Jodoigne, Belgium just lost its attempt to grab the domain name Chooser.com in a UDRP. The Belgium company didn't have any registered trademark but attempted to grab the domain name based on a "common law mark" they alleged but could not prove, that they owned the domain back in "2010 when due to an error by someone in the IT department they let the domain drop." The UDRP … [Read more...]

KraftHeinz.com Registered The Same Day the Merger Was Announced Lost in UDRP

A one member UDRP panel awarded the domain name kraftheinz.com was registered on March 25, 2015, the same day the merger between Kraft Foods Group, and H.J. Heinz Company was announced. The decision was published in Korean and we used Google translate. The panel said: "Registering a domain name that combines the names of the target company by merger or a merger between companies that act … [Read more...]

18 Year Old Generic Domain eWomen.com Saved in UDRP

eWomenNetwork, Inc. lost its bid to grab the 18 year old domain eWomen.com in a UDRP The three member panel of the Honorable Richard DiSalle, the Honorable Karl V. Fink, (Ret.) and The Honourable Neil Anthony Brown found the 18 year old domain was registered in good faith by the registrant but refused to find Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) Here are the highlights: Complainant has … [Read more...]

Donald Trump Wins Control of Trumppalace.com

Donald Trump has won another UDRP this time on the domain name Trumppalace.com which was purchased by the domain holder for $800 tto sell units in Trump's condo in Sunny Isle Beach in South Florida Here are the facts: ""Complainant Donald Trump is a household name in the United States and in many other parts of the world. He is one of the best known businessmen in the United States. He is … [Read more...]

UDRP Filed on The 25 Year Old Domain Name Cambridge.com By University of Cambridge

The Chancellor, Masters and Scholars of the University of Cambridge has filed a UDRP on the domain name Cambridge.com. The domain is owned by Kirkland Holdings LLC of Brookline MA since March 2012. The prior owner of the domain name is "MHL" also of Brookline who got the domain around September 2009. The domain has an original creation date of September 21, 1992 making it just about 25 … [Read more...]