snapchatapk.me UDRP Decision

DECISION Snap Inc. v. Nasir Zaman Claim Number: FA2405002096114 PARTIES Complainant is Snap Inc. (“Complainant”), represented by Dennis L. Wilson of Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton LLP, California, USA  Respondent is Nasir Zaman (“Respondent”), Pakistan. REGISTRAR AND DISPUTED DOMAIN NAME The domain name at issue is <snapchatapk.me> (‘the Domain Name’), registered with GoDaddy.com, LLC. PANEL The undersigned certifies that they have acted independently and impartially and to the best of their knowledge have no known conflict in… Continue reading snapchatapk.me UDRP Decision

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lsatdoctor.com UDRP Decision

DECISION Law School Admission Council, Inc. v. Vandalay Media / sean matthews Claim Number: FA2405002096289 PARTIES Complainant is Law School Admission Council, Inc. (“Complainant”), represented by Wendy K. Marsh of Nyemaster Goode, P.C., Iowa, USA. Respondent is Vandalay Media / sean matthews (“Respondent”), Florida, USA REGISTRAR AND DISPUTED DOMAIN NAMES  The domain names at issue are <lsatdoctor.com>, <lsat911.org> and <lsatdr.com> (“Domain Names”), registered with GoDaddy.com, LLC and Network Solutions, LLC. PANEL The undersigned certifies… Continue reading lsatdoctor.com UDRP Decision

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A Dubious Decision on LSATexperts.com?

Despite the different logo on the LSATExperts.com, the UDRP panelist accepted the allegation that the domain name was used in some phishing campaign to secure LSAT user’s credentials. UDRP ruling fails to disclose any details about the alleged phishing campaign and that’s raising questions because allegations of phishing imply fraudulent criminal activities. While UDRP cases… Continue reading A Dubious Decision on LSATexperts.com?

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LSATexerts.com UDRP Decision in Claim Number: FA2405002096201

DECISION Law School Admission Council, Inc. v. CALLED Inc Claim Number: FA2405002096201 PARTIES Complainant is Law School Admission Council, Inc. (“Complainant”), represented by Wendy K. Marsh of Nyemaster Goode, P.C., Iowa, USA. Respondent is CALLED Inc (“Respondent”), Florida, USA. REGISTRAR AND DISPUTED DOMAIN NAME The domain name at issue is <lsatexperts.com> (‘the Domain Name’), registered with GoDaddy.com, LLC. PANEL The undersigned certifies that they have acted independently and impartially and to the best of their knowledge… Continue reading LSATexerts.com UDRP Decision in Claim Number: FA2405002096201

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Questionable Reasoning in brilliantlyboring.com UDRP Decision Highlights Overreach

The recent National Arbitration Forum Claim Number: FA2404002092749 decision to transfer the domain name to PNC Financial Services Group has raised eyebrows among domain name legal experts. While the panelist concluded bad faith registration and use by the respondent domain investor, the reasoning behind this finding appears flawed and overreaching in several respects. The domain… Continue reading Questionable Reasoning in brilliantlyboring.com UDRP Decision Highlights Overreach

Analysis of the WHOLESALESUITE.COM UDRP Decision

The recent WIPO UDRP decision on the domain provides some important lessons for trademark owners filing cybersquatting complaints. The Panel correctly found that the domain name was not registered in bad faith and that the complaint should not have been brought. Wrongly Found that Trademarks Identical or Confusingly Similar to wholesalesuite.com The Panel incorrectly found… Continue reading Analysis of the WHOLESALESUITE.COM UDRP Decision

wholesalesuite.com UDRP Decisions

ADR Forum Claim Number: FA2402002084506 Rymera Web Co Pty Ltd v. Brian Harris wholesalesuite.com UDRP Decision Summary The complainant, Rymera Web Co, owns US trademark registrations for WHOLESALE SUITE for software related to e-commerce websites. The disputed domain name was <wholesalesuite.com>. The panel found the domain name identical to the complainant’s trademark. However, the panel denied the… Continue reading wholesalesuite.com UDRP Decisions

Shame on Toros Tarim and Their Lawyers for Misleading UDRP Over toros.com

In the recent toros.com UDRP case, the complainant Toros Tarim Sanayi ve Ticaret Anonim Sirketi and their legal counsel crossed several ethical lines that deserve to be called out by the domain industry. First, Toros Tarim’s lawyers blatantly misled the WIPO panel by claiming the respondent Rosa Maria Vicente Casado had offered to sell toros.com… Continue reading Shame on Toros Tarim and Their Lawyers for Misleading UDRP Over toros.com

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A Fair and Reasoned Decision in the Stevie Ray Vaughan Domain Dispute

The recent decision by Panelist Gerald M. Levine in the National Arbitration Forum case over the domain stevierayvaughan.com showcases an admirable balance and perspective in analyzing a trademark dispute under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP). At the heart of the case was whether the respondent, Maxory LLC, had registered and was using… Continue reading A Fair and Reasoned Decision in the Stevie Ray Vaughan Domain Dispute

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The Curious Case of Elkeem.com – When Trademark Overreach Goes Too Far

In a recent UDRP decision, aPanel ordered the transfer of the elkeem.com domain from its registrant to the complainant Elkem ASA, a Norwegian company. However, this decision appears to be a case of trademark overreach that went too far. First, let’s look at the domain name itself – elkeem.com. This is based on the Arabic… Continue reading The Curious Case of Elkeem.com – When Trademark Overreach Goes Too Far

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