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Epik helps patterns.com owner recover domain in UDRP

Domain was allegedly stolen in 2020. The general counsel of domain name registrar Epik has helped the previous owner of patterns.com win the domain back through a UDRP. According to the dispute, Cosmic Patterns Software, Inc. used the domain for its astrological software services for over twenty years. It claims the domain was stolen in […]

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Lawsuit alleges valuable domain names were stolen

At least two of the three domains have since been sold. A lawsuit (pdf) filed in U.S. District Court in Virginia yesterday alleges that three valuable domain names were stolen last year. Vincent Yap, a Chinese citizen, alleges that he is the rightful owner of 284.com, 717.com and 1588.com. He says the domains were stolen […]

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Lawsuit alleges 699.com is a stolen domain

A lawsuit (pdf) filed in U.S. District Court in Virginia yesterday alleges that 699.com is a stolen domain name. Plaintiffs Xinming Zeng and Zaiyan Wang say they are the rightful owners of the domain name and that it was stolen from their GoDaddy account around September of last year. They learned about the apparent theft […]

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Lawsuit alleges 330.com is a stolen domain name

Lawsuit alleges domain was stolen last year. A Chinese man has filed a lawsuit (pdf) alleging that someone stole the domain name 330.com from him. Dong Huang filed an in rem lawsuit against 330.com in U.S. District Court in Virginia yesterday. He says he acquired the domain on November 6, 2018, as an investment. According […]

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Lawsuit alleges 4 numeric domains are stolen

Lawsuit filed against four domain names. A Chinese man has filed a lawsuit (pdf) that alleges four four-digit domain names are stolen. Xia Zhang filed the lawsuit in rem and against John Doe, alleging the perpetrator stole 0927 .com, 0942 .com, 7886 .com and 8831 .com from his GoDaddy account. The plaintiff says he used […]

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509.com buyer defends domain in lawsuit

Person who bought 509.com in Sedo auction defends domain in stolen domain lawsuit. The person who paid $109,000 to buy 509.com in a domain name auction has responded to a lawsuit that alleges the domain name was previously stolen. Yin Sheng filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court in July against John Doe and in […]

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Area.com is a stolen domain asset

The aged, premium domain name Area.com has been reported as stolen. Area.com was moved away from its registrant’s possession at Network Solutions, to BizCN in China. The same domain registrar was used in several other recent domain theft incident...
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