Category: RDNH

Navigating the Turbulent Waters of Domain Name Disputes: A Detailed Examination of WIPO Case D2019-2952

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) case D2019-2952 presented an intriguing domain name dispute involving family ties, the entertainment industry, and the complexities of online property rights. This case, decided on February 12, 2020, involved the domain name “hadise.com” and highlighted the intricate balance between trademark rights and domain name registrations under the Uniform Domain…

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The Intricacies of Domain Name Disputes: A Deep Dive into WIPO Case D2019-2642

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Case D2019-2642, decided on December 18, 2019, serves as a fascinating study in the complexities of domain name disputes, particularly in cases where personal names intersect with corporate trademarks. This case revolved around the domain name “nalligroup.com” and pitted Nalli Chinnasami Chetty, an established Indian silk clothing manufacturer and…

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WIPO Domain Name Dispute Case D2021-0113: Unbiased Ltd vs. Development Manager

In the case of D2021-0113, adjudicated by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, the complainant was Unbiased Ltd, trading as Unbiased.co.uk, a United Kingdom-based company. The respondent in this case was Development Manager, based in the United States. This dispute centered around the domain name “unbiased.com.” The procedural history of the case began with the…

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WIPO Domain Name Dispute Case D2020-3118: OTP Bank Nyrt vs. Swamy Venkidu

The WIPO Domain Name Dispute Case D2020-3118 involved a clash between OTP Bank Nyrt, a prominent Hungarian commercial bank, and Swamy Venkidu, an individual based in the United States with interests in the technology sector. The dispute centered on the domain name “otpgroup.com,” which raised significant questions regarding trademark rights and domain name usage. Background…

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A Comprehensive Analysis of WIPO Case D2018-0462: Domain Name Dispute and RDNH Decision

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) case D2018-0462 centered on the domain name “fama.com”. The complainant in this case was Fabricaci√≥n de Maquinas, S.A. de C.V., a Mexican manufacturing company producing machinery, moulds, and equipment for the glass industry and a subsidiary of Vitro, S.A.B. de C.V. The respondent was WSC WorldSpace, WorldSpace Corporation. The…

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Examination of WIPO Domain Name Dispute Case D2018-0242: Milton Hotels Limited v. Hong Lu, Omegauk

In the WIPO domain name dispute case D2018-0242, the complainant was Milton Hotels Limited, based in Inverness, Scotland, UK. The respondent in this case was Hong Lu, Omegauk, from Milton Keynes, UK. The case centered around the disputed domain name “milton-hotels.com”, and the decision was made on May 11, 2018. The panelists presiding over the…

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Dissecting WIPO Case D2018-0072: Rolyn Companies Inc. v. Kwangpyo Kim, Mediablue Inc.

The WIPO domain name dispute case D2018-0072 involved a conflict over the domain name “rolyn.com”. The complainant in this case was Rolyn Companies Inc., a Maryland company specializing in disaster recovery services including restoration, remediation, decontamination, infection control, disinfection, and mold remediation. The respondent was PRIVACYDOTLINK CUSTOMER 3473447 / Kwangpyo Kim, Mediablue Inc. The decision…

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The WIPO Case D2017-2314: Laboratorios del Dr. Esteve, S.A. vs. Grazyna Czarnecka

The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) domain name dispute case D2017-2314 involved a conflict over the domain name “adsalutem.com”. The complainant was Laboratorios del Dr. Esteve, S.A., a pharmaceutical company based in Barcelona, Spain. The respondent was Grazyna Czarnecka from Mittweida, Germany. The decision in this case was made on December 18, 2017, by panelist…

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The Domain Name Dispute Case D2018-2545 and Its RDNH Decision

The domain name dispute case D2018-2545, adjudicated by the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, presents a compelling instance of a Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) finding. This case revolves around the domain name mountainmotorsports.com, contested between Mountain Adventures LLC, the complainant, and Privacydotlink Customer 3633923 / DOMAIN ADMINISTRATOR, PORTMEDIA HOLDINGS LTD, the respondent. Background of…

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The Scalpers Fashion S.L. vs. Dreamissary Hostmaster Case: A Study in Domain Name Dispute and RDNH

In the case of Scalpers Fashion, S.L. vs. Dreamissary Hostmaster (Case No. D2019-2937), the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) Arbitration and Mediation Center was presented with a complex domain name dispute. The case revolved around the domain name “scalpers.com” and involved allegations of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH). The complainant, Scalpers Fashion, S.L., a Spanish…

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