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Original France.com owner sues to recover domain from the country

French courts nabs valuable domain name for its government. The original registrant of France.com back in 1994 has filed a lawsuit (pdf) to try to recover the domain name France.com, which the country managed to wrestle away through the French court system. France.com, Inc. filed the suit in U.S. District Court in the Eastern District […]

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Some panelists are afraid to find RDNH

I can’t believe this panelist didn’t find RDNH. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found in favor of the owner of CAGI.com in a cybersquatting complaint but, for some mysterious reason, failed to find reverse domain name hijacking. CSP International Fashion Group S.p.A., which owns CAGI.eu, filed the dispute against Capitol Appraisal Group. Capitol […]

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Payments company commits reverse domain name hijacking

LeuPay company tries to hijack domain rather than pay for it. A Bulgarian payments company has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in a cybersquatting dispute over the domain name LeoPay.com. iCard AD offers services under the name LeuPay and is getting ready to start using the name LeoPay instead, according […]

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Insurance company Allianz tries reverse domain name hijacking a domain name

World Intellectual Property Organization panelists have harsh words for insurance giant. Insurance giant Allianz has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name AGCS.com. The company formed a business called Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty in 2006 and, at some point, started referring to this group at […]

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Sex cam website owner nailed for reverse domain name hijacking

Company’s claimed dates don’t add up. A World Intellectual Property Organization panel has found Brentwood Holding Group Inc, the operator of NudeLive(dot)com, guilty of reverse domain name hijacking. The company filed a cybersquatting complaint under UDRP against the domain name NudeLive(dot)net. Brentwood claimed trademark rights dating to 1998 and submitted the registration date of its […]

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Tucows gets RDNH ruling against Bosch after sloppy UDRP filing

Hopefully this was incompetence rather than malicious intent. Manufacturing company Robert Bosch GmbH has been found (pdf) to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for bringing a UDRP cybersquatting complaint against Tucows over the domain name bosch.net. Looked at in the best possible light, this was due to extremely inept lawyers. Bosch.net is one […]

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Kitchens To Go tries to reverse domain name hijack KTG.com

Broker offered domain name for sale, which Kitchens To Go used as an opening to get domain below market value. Kitchens To Go, LLC has been found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking for a cybersquatting complaint it brought against the domain name KTG.com. The owner of KTG.com died and left the domain names to […]

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