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Taco spat ends in reverse domain name hijacking

Texas Mexican restaurant chain tries to reverse domain name hijack from an Alabama restaurant chain. A Texas chain of taco restaurants has lost a domain name fight with an Alabama Mexican restaurant chain and was found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking. Roy Upshaw d.b.a. Taco Casa and R&S Upshaw Franchising, LLC, filed […]

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Lotto Sport Italia tried reverse domain name hijacking, court rules

Company tried to take two ‘lotto’ domain names away from Canadian man. A Canadian man who registered LottoStore.com and LottoWorks.com has prevailed in a legal dispute with Lotto Sport Italia, with the court granting his motion for summary judgment (pdf). The judge ruled that David Dent can keep the two domain names, and the judge […]

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Valve company AVK tries reverse hijacking AVK.com

Panel determines that company filed “Plan B” dispute after failing to buy domain name. A Czech Arbitration Court panel has found that AVK Group attempted reverse domain name hijacking by filing a cybersquatting dispute over the domain name AVK.com. The valve company, which has annual sales of €773 million, uses the domain name AVKvalves.com. AVK […]

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“Unicorn” Nubank is a reverse domain name hijacker

Brazilian financial company filed dead-on-arrival cybersquatting complaint. Nubank, a Brazilian finance startup that has raised billions in funding, tried to reverse domain name hijack the domain name Nubank.com. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist made the ruling after Nubank (Nu Pagamentos S.A.) made a cybersquatting claim against the domain name. The owner of the domain […]

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Acubit tries reverse domain name hijacking

Startup makes misguided arguments in attempt to get domain name registered in 2009 A technology company based in Denmark has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name acubit.com. Based on the arguments it made, it seems that its law firm did not have a firm understanding of how […]

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Spanish fashion company tries to scalp Scalpers.com

Company tries to get domain through UDRP after failing to buy it. A Spanish fashion company has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking after trying to obtain the domain name Scalpers.com in a UDRP. Scalpers Fashion, S.L. filed a cybersquatting complaint against the name with World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). The company faced […]

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