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I might be Biased, but this should be reverse domain name hijacking

Owner of Unbiased.co.uk takes another crack at Unbiased.com. The owner of Unbiased.co.uk has failed for a second time to get the domain name Unbiased.com through a UDRP. The company, which helps people find financial advisers, mortgage brokers, solicitors and accountants, filed a UDRP against Unbiased.com in 2015. It lost that case because the panel determined […]

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Is this trademark infringement or cybersquatting?

Confusing similarity might be a stretch. A World Intellectual Property (WIPO) panelist has found in favor of Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories, a generic drugs maker, in a dispute it filed against the domain DrLede.com. The pharmaceutical company uses the domain name DrReddy.com. The Complainant in a UDRP needs to show that the domain in question is […]

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Soft Trust Inc. tries to reverse domain name hijack eCourier.com

Domain name was registered well before the Complainant was incorporated. The Canadian operator of a secure file transfer service called e-Courier has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain name eCourier.com. The company uses e-Courier.ca for its website. Soft Trust Inc. filed a cybersquatting complaint against the domain name […]

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Crypto company Ternio tries reverse domain name hijacking BlockCard.com domain name

Company that uses GetBlockCard.com filed cybersquatting dispute against BlockCard.com domain name. Blockchain and cryptocurrency company Ternio has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name BlockCard.com. The company offers a service called BlockCard that uses the domain name GetBlockCard.com. Simply Wireless, Inc., the Respondent in the case, acquired the […]

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NASDAQ 100 company Vertex Pharmaceuticals tries reverse domain name hijacking

Company tried to get domain name from a Pakistani medical company. A World Intellectual Property Organization panelist has found that Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ:VRTX), a $58 billion (market cap) company, tried to reverse domain name hijack the domain VertexMedical.com. The domain name is owned by a Pakistan healthcare company called Vertex Medical (pvt) Ltd. A […]

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Spase.io tries reverse domain name hijacking

A new company goes after domain registered in 2005. The owner of a business called Spase has been found to have tried reverse domain name hijacking the domain name Spase.com. Spase is a service that converts photographs into 3D models. The business was just launched last year at Spase.io. The owner of Spase.com registered it […]

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Denmark firm tries reverse domain name hijacking Mountaintop.com domain

Panel determines the case was “dead on arrival”. Mountain Top ApS, which manufactures covers for pick up truck beds, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Mountaintop.com. The company uses the domain Mountaintop.dk for its website. The owner of the domain registered in 1995. The Complainant argued […]

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Shredder company Kobra gets shredded in UDRP

Company tries to reverse domain name hijack Kobra.com. Elcoman Srl, an Italian maker of shredding products under the brand name Kobra, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking for the domain name Kobra.com. The company filed a cybersquatting dispute over the domain name with World Intellectual Property Organization. Panelist Scott Blackmer […]

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Concierge Auctions fails to take down gripe site through UDRP

UDRP usually can’t be used to take down a gripe site. Luxury real estate auction service Concierge Auctions has lost a cybersquatting dispute against the domain name ConciergeAuctionScam.net. The domain name was used to point to negative press about the real estate company. World Intellectual Property Organization panelist Frederick Abbott determined that Concierge Auctions did […]

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Maybe .cam IS confusing with .com

I saw a .cam domain and thought it was .com. .Com registry Verisign was concerned when companies applied for the .cam top level domain. It’s just one letter off from .com, and a looks a lot like o when you’re just glancing at it. The company filed string similarity disputes against the applicants. One panel […]

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