Zak Muscovitch joins CIIDRC’s Domain Name Dispute Resolution Panel

Kamila Sekiewicz Blog, ICA, News, UDRP

The ICA extends its congratulations to CIIDRC on its appointment of Zak Muscovitch to its roster of panelists deciding disputes under ICANN’s UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) and under CIRA’s .ca CDRP (Canadian Dispute Resolution Policy).  Zak is one of the foremost experts in the field of domain name law. CIIDRC is fortunate to have the benefit of …

Caribou.com, Lumos.com, PerfectRecall.com and more interesting domain names cases! ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 1.18

Kamila Sekiewicz Domain Law, UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries

A Respondent in a Different Jurisdiction Cannot Be Expected to Have a Constructive Notice of Trademark Scott Dylan v. K-Ventures FZE LLC, WIPO Case No. D2021-2977 <caribou .com> Complaint Denied Panelists: Mr. Matthew Kennedy (Presiding), Mr. Antony Gold, Mr. Gerald M. Levine Brief Facts: The individual Complainant is a shareholder in a 2018 incorporated Company, which provides courier services and has …

Hard-Hitting RDNH Findings and More – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 1.16

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries, WIPO

Panelist Neuman Makes Extensive RDNH Finding Against Complainant Who Waited 20 Years and Failed to Prove Even Common Law Rights Electrosoft Services, Inc. v. TechOps / SyncPoint, NAF Claim Number: FA2110001969515 <electrosoft .com>  Complaint Denied (RDNH) Panelist: Mr. Jeffrey J. Neuman Brief Facts: The Complainant provides Information Technology and Cybersecurity services, primarily the US government. The Complainant admits that it does not have …

Six New UDRP Cases You Won’t Want to Miss – ICA UDRP Digest – Volume 1.11

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries, Uncategorized

Fair Criticism against Florida’s Power & Light Company Upheld  Florida Power & Light Company v. Registration Private, Domains by Proxy, LLC / Alex Patton, Ozean Media, and Conservatives for Responsible Stewardship, WIPO Case No. D2021-2526 <fplratenotice .com> Complaint Denied Panelist: Mr. W. Scott Blackmer Brief Facts: The Complainant is the largest energy company in the United States, serving millions of customers across …

Two Swedish Companies Get Mixed Bag Results, Reduction of Information, and more! ICA UDRP Digest – Volume 1.10

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries, WIPO

US Financial Broker Attempts to Take Advantage of Pre-IPO News of a Swedish Company Klarna Bank AB v. Dorin Keith, WIPO Case No. D2021-2603 <klarnapreipo .com> Transfer Panelist: Dr. Clive N.A. Trotman Brief Facts: The Complainant is a Swedish financial institution, specialising in the provision of facilities enabling consumers to pay for purchased goods and services over a period of time …

Two IP Law Firms Accused of Cybersquatting, and more – ICA UDRP Digest – Volume 1.9

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries

IP Law Firm claim of generic meaning in ‘LEGO’ rejected LEGO Juris A/S v. Kamal Mahmoud, WIPO Case No. D2021-2354 <legoip .com> Transfer Panelist: Mr. Evan D. Brown Brief Facts: The Complainant owns LEGO trademarks for its construction toys and other LEGO branded products in numerous jurisdictions. This includes Egyptian trademark registration dated August 27, 1964 in the home country of …

UDRP Refresher: Jurisdiction, Common Law Rights, Requirements, Distributing, and More! ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 1.8

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries

No Bad Faith, ‘Givn’ the weak Evidence GIVN Goods, Inc. v. Domain Administrator, Tiburon Holdings, Inc., WIPO Case No. D2021-2589 <givn .com>         Complaint Denied Panelist: Mr. Robert A. Badgley Brief Facts: Complainant sells bottled water under the GIVN trademark since April 9, 2014. The Complainant registered GIVN mark with USPTO soon thereafter and operates at <givnwater .com>. Complainant claims its GIVN …

Star UDRP Panelists Hand Out Big Losses to Complainants – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 1.7

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries

Complainant Agrees to Purchase Domain Name, Then Brings UDRP and Loses, Gets Slapped with RDNH TranScrip Partners LLP, TranScrip Limited v. Abstract Holdings International Ltd, Domain Admin, WIPO Case No. D2021-2220 <transcrip .com>  Complaint Denied (with RDNH ruling) Panelist: Mr. Robert A. Badgley (Presiding Panelist), Mr. Clive Duncan Thorne and Mr. Tony Willoughby Brief Facts: The Complainant’s unsolicited offer to purchase the Domain …

ICA Weekly UDRP Case Summary Digest – Volume 1.6

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries, WIPO

Attempt to swap website redirection foiled Universal Navigation Inc. d/b/a Uniswap Labs v. Registration Private, Domains By Proxy, LLC / Future XXX, WIPO Case No. D2021-1556 <uniswap .com> Transfer Panelist: Mr. Edoardo Fano (Presiding), Mr. Lawrence K. Nodine, Mr. William A. Van Caenegem Brief Facts: The US Complainant is operating in the financial field of blockchain, cryptocurrency and trading protocol …

ICA Weekly UDRP Case Summary Digest – Volume 1.5

Kamila Sekiewicz UDRP, UDRP Case Summaries, WIPO

Red Bull in a China Shop T.C. Pharmaceutical Industries Co., Ltd v. junzhi wang, beijing hongniuyinliao xiaoshouyouxiangongsi, WIPO Case No. D2021-1297 <redbullbeijing .com> and others Transfer (with dissenting opinion) Panelist: Mr. Matthew Kennedy (Presiding), Mr. Joseph Simone and Dr. Hong Xue (Dissenting) Brief Facts: The Thai Complainant sells energy drinks including RED BULL. The Complainant entered into joint venture and trademark licensing agreements …