Key-Systems Wins Control Of RRPproxy.me owned by Founder The of .TK Registry

Key-Systems GmbH won control of the domain name RRPproxy.me in a UDRP The domain appears to be owned by Joost Zuurbier who is the Founder of Freedom Registry which operates the .TK registry the second largest domain name registry in the world with around 30 million registrations. We did an interview with Zoost in March of 2012 which you can read here The domain name was registered in … [Read more...]

Must Read This Very Troubling UDRP; 18 Year Old Playworld.com Lost in UDRP After Domain Is Parked

Playworld Systems, Inc. just won control of the 18 year old domain name playworld.com in a UDRP which I find to be very troubling. Playworld Systems owns and operates PlayWorldSystems.com which was registered in 1996. PlayWorld.com was registered on October 30, 1997 Playworld System apparently made an offer of $30K which the domain owner rejected, countering with $120K According to the … [Read more...]

STDCheck.com Wins Rights To STDChecks.com In UDRP Based On Common Law Trademark Rights

FPK Services, LLC d/b/a STDCheck.com (“Complainant”), represented by Brett E. Lewis of Lewis & Lin LLC, New York, USA.  just won the rights to the domain name stdchecks.com in a UDRP based on a finding of common law trademark rights The domain name STDChecks.com was registered on April 11, 2014 The Domain name STDCheck.com was registered in August 2012. The one member panel of  John … [Read more...]

UDRP Filed on SoapBoxDerby.com Domain

A currently unknown entity has filed a UDRP on the domain name SoapBoxDerby.com that has been registered since 2001 and is owned by Vertical Axis. As it currently stands, it appears that Vertical Axis only defense is Laches (14 years since the domain was registered), as a live trademark filed in 1976 may be the ones who filed the UDRP: Owner (REGISTRANT) International Soap Box Derby, Inc. … [Read more...]

UDRP Panel Finds Laches & Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on CanDoCanines.org

Alan M. Peters / Can Do Canines represented by Paul Schwarzkopf, Minnesota, has been found Guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking on the domain name CanDoCanines.org The domain holder, Marilyn Mathis was represented by Steven L. Rinehart, of Utah The Complainant admitted that the domain name was not registered in bad faith but argued was held in bad faith which of course would have doomed … [Read more...]

Weigel Broadcasting Co (MeTvNetwork.com) Files UDRP on Me.Tv

Weigel Broadcasting Co. has filed a UDRP on the domain name Me.Tv The domain name is owned under privacy since at least 2005 at Enom.com and it looks like it may have been owned by Enom.com as it went to an Enom.com registration page in 2012 rather than a placeholder according to Screenshots.com The domain went to Channelme.tv for several years for a few years ending in around 2009 according … [Read more...]

Qatar Airways Loses Attempt To Grab DiscoverQatar.org & QatarTourism.org

Qatar Airways Doha, Qatar, just lost its bid to grab the domain names discoverqatar.org and qatartourism.org in a UDRP which are owned by Travelindex SA The one member panel of Tony Willoughby found the Complaint which owns qatarairways.com slogan on its site "Qatar – Discover the Spirit” did not give it trademark rights nor did the “Discover Qatar” logo which they trademarked. Qatar … [Read more...]