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Neus News 2021-01-18 12:15:15

In a very recent case before the ADR Center of the Czech Arbitration Court (CAC), a 3 member Panel denied the Complaint in a claim for ICRM.COM.  In the case of iEnterprises, Holdings, LLC v. Private Domain (Mira Holdings, Inc.), Case No. 103374, the Panel found that although the Complainant held a pre-existing trademark for ICRM, […]
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OUR BIGGER AND BETTER ANNUAL UDRP REVIEW – PART 1 – WIPO

For a number of years, our readers have looked forward to our Annual Review of WIPO Decisions; what Panelists have been more favorable to Domain Investors, which Panelists to avoid if possible, and why cybersquatters give us all a bad reputation with the public.  This year we are “beefing up” our report to provide you […]
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BRH INTERNATIONAL, INC. FOUND GUILTY OF RDNH

In the case of BRH International, Inc. v. Mira Hold/Mira Holdings, Inc.,FA2010001918789, the FORUM 3-person panel not only found for the Respondent, but also found the Complainant guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking of the domain HEMPER.COM.  The Respondent had the winning bid at an auction in 2018, and it turns out that the Complainant […]
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LEGAL BENEFITS FOR ICA MEMBERS

The ICA is introducing a Legal Benefit for its members. Leading attorneys who have many years experience dealing with legal issues involving domain names and who are also fellow ICA members are offering a 15% discount to ICA members on their first engagement. In addition, new ICA members benefit from an additional $200 credit towards $1,000 of legal […]
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WE REALLY HAD OUR UDRP RESPONSE “DOWN PAT”(.COM)

When our client, domain investor, requested that we file a Response to a UDRP on DownPat.com, he admittedly had only very recently acquired the domain name at auction.  The Complainant had alleged that it had a trademark for “Down Pat” in Australia, so we had to look closely at the facts to see whether or […]
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FORUM FAR FROM FRIENDLY TO LEGITIMATE DOMAIN INVESTORS

Of the 59 Panelists at the FORUM who heard contested cases from January 1, 2020, to June 30, 2020, only 29 of them denied the claims of the trademark holders.  That is less than 50% of the Panelists, not including all of the 654 uncontested claims that resulted in transfers to the claimants.  To make […]
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FIRST COMPREHENSIVE SEMI-ANNUAL FORUM REPORT

This is a comprehensive review of every claim decided by the FORUM from January 1, 2020, to June 30, 2020.  There were a total of 738 Decisions (as compared to 1,364 Decisions at WIPO), decided by 59 different Panelists (as compared to 105 at WIPO).  Of those 738 Decisions, 654 (89%) were by Default where […]
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AT WIPO, SOME OF THE GOOD GUYS ARE ALSO BAD GUYS

A few days ago, we published for the first time, the WIPO Panelists who consistently render Decisions transferring the subject domain name to the Complainant. See http://neusnews.com/2020/07/first-semi-annua…po-report-part-i/.  Now, as we report every 6 months, here are the Panelists who are more favorable to Respondent Domain Investors and deny Claims.  We are only concerned with those Panelists […]
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