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Voys B.V. tries to hijack Voys.com domain name

Company that uses Voys.nl tried to get Voys.com through a UDRP. A Dutch telecom company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for bringing a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of Voys.com. A three-person World Intellectual Property Organization panel determined that it filed its case in abuse of the policy. Among […]

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DealerX auto marketing company is a reverse domain name hijacker

Company goes after rival’s “conquest” domain names. DealerX Partners, LLC, a company that helps automobile dealers market to consumers, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain names ConquestAutomotive.com, Conquest.email and Conquest.marketing. In the car industry “conquest” is a term used to refer to winning over a customer that […]

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French clothing company Modz guilty of reverse domain name hijacking

Company left key detail out of cybersquatting complaint against Modz.com. French clothing company Modz, which uses the domain name Modz.fr, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in its cybersquatting complaint against Modz.com. The owner of Modz.com registered it for its video gaming connotation and operated a website using the domain […]

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HUGE win: HugeDomains gets reverse domain name hijacking win against Virgin Enterprises

Virgin takes the low road and is nailed for reverse domain name hijacking. HugeDomains has successfully defended its domain name VirginLiving.com against an attack by Virgin Enterprises, and Virgin has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in the case. Virgin failed to prove any of the three elements required to win a cybersquatting […]

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Pest control company tried reverse domain name hijacking

Owner of EcoSmart filed cybersquatting dispute in abuse of policy. A National Arbitration Forum panelist has found Kittrich Corporation, owner of a line of pest control products called EcoSmart, to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name EcoSmartPestControl.com. While the complainant has been using the term EcoSmart for its products for […]

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Weeds, Inc, which is suing to get Weeds.com, engaged in reverse domain name hijacking

This doesn’t bode well for its lawsuit. Earlier this week I wrote that Weeds, Inc. filed a cybersquatting lawsuit over the domain name Weeds.com. The lawsuit was filed despite a pending UDRP it filed with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). WIPO just handed down its decision in that case. Unsurprisingly, it found that Weeds, Inc […]

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