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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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Telepathy scores $40,000 from reverse domain name hijacking case

HVAC company agrees to pay $40,000 after filing cybersquatting complaint in abuse of the UDRP. In May 2017, Nat Cohen’s domain name investment firm Telepathy successfully defended its domain name AirZone.com in a UDRP. A World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) panel found that Corporacion Empresarial Altra S.L., which owns the domain name AirZone.es, had engaged […]

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$65,000 legal fees awarded in reverse domain name hijacking case

Judge awards attorney’s fees in exceptional case. A federal district court judge has ordered two men to pay close to $65,000 in attorneys fees after filing a lawsuit over the domain name BeautifulPeople.com and other related domains. In 2015 Beautiful People Magazine, Inc filed a UDRP against the domain names even though their claimed rights […]

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