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Reverse domain name hijacking in PetLife.com case

Company goes after domain name that was registered before it started using the name as a brand. A pet apparel and supplies company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name PetLife.com. Pet Life, LLC, which uses the domain name PetLifeCentral.com, filed a cybersquatting claim with National Arbitration […]

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Flying Dog Brewery tries to hijack domain name

Brewery makes “blatant and intentional misrepresentation”, panelist says. Craft brewer Flying Dog Brewery has been found by a World Intellectual Property Organization panel to have attempted reverse domain name hijacking. The brewery uses the domain name FlyingDogBrewery.com but wants the domain name FlyingDog.com. That domain was registered in 1996 and used by its owner to […]

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HAHN Kunststoffe tries to reverse domain hijack Hanit.com

Company filed UDRP after inquiring about buying domain name. HAHN Kunststoffe GmbH has been found to have engaged in “Plan B” reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Hanit.com. The company markets a high-tech plastic under the HANIT mark. According to the decision, domain name owner Kwangpyo Kim of Mediablue Inc. in South Korea […]

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Defunct app maker hit with reverse domain name hijacking

App maker files UDRP and then shuts down its business. The maker of a now-defunct app called Yish has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Yish.com. The company used various domain names including yishapp.com, yish.co, yish.app, yish.io and yish.menu. It understandably wanted Yish.com, but that domain was […]

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Pilot Fitness, LLC tried reverse domain name hijacking

Fitness website for pilots tries to get the .net to match its .com but is found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking instead. Pilot Fitness, LLC, a company that helps traveling professionals stay fit, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name PilotFitness.net. The company uses PilotFitness.com for […]

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Gesab, S.A. tries to reverse domain name hijack DeskWall.com

Panelist says Complainant knew or (should have known) that it couldn’t prove registration and use in bad faith. Gesab, S.A., a company in Barcelona that sells a product called DeskWall, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking by filing a cybersquatting complaint against the domain name DeskWall.com. The company first tried […]

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