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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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Screen-It Graphics attempted to Reverse Domain Name Hijack Grandstand.com

Printing company filed cybersquatting case in abuse of policy. As predicted, Screen-It Graphics of Lawrence, Inc. dba Grandstand has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Grandstand.com. Screen-It has used the domain name egrandstand.com since 2006 and started using the name Grandstand for its business in 1991, according […]

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Clothing company Aether is a reverse domain name hijacker

Domain owner used the domain for a business. Apparel company Aether, LLC has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking in its attempt to get the domain name Aether.com. The company that owns Aether.com used to offer a product at the domain name. The product is no longer offered and the domain […]

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Gaming company Playtech Software Limited guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

“Any reasonable investigation would have revealed that this was a Complaint that could not have succeeded,” panelist says. A World Intellectual Property Organization panel has found Playtech Software Limited to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain Playtechla.com. Playtech uses the domain name Playtech.com. The company filed a cybersquatting complaint under UDRP […]

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