UDRP Case Summaries

UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) was established and adopted at ICANN’s inception as a dispute resolution policy to resolve disputes between trademark holders and domain owners more quickly and cost-effectively than judicial litigation.

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Lambo.com Transferred to Lamborghini, with Strong Dissenting Opinion – UDRP Digest Vol 2.32

August 16, 2022
In this week’s edition of the UDRP digest we are taking a closer look at some recent noteworthy decisions: <lambo .com>, <FlyGo .com>, <D9thcCarts .com>, <MicroEdge .net> and <StudioAutobody .com>.   We hope you enjoy yet another intriguing Digest!   Lambo.com Transferred to Lamborghini, with Strong Dissenting Opinion Automobili Lamborghini S.p.A. v. Domain Administrator, See PrivacyGuardian.org / Richard Blair, WIPO Case No. D2022-1570 <Lambo .com> Panelist:

Does the Name ‘AMADEUS’ Belong to a Travel Tech Company? ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.31

August 9, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week including <amadeus .co>, <tampawatertaxi .com>, <guess-that .com>, <sexican .com>, and more! You’ll also find commentaries by Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel.  We hope you’ll enjoy another fantastic Digest!   Does the Name, AMADEUS, belong to a Travel Tech Company? Amadeus IT Group, S.A. v. Domains By Proxy, LLC / Narendra Ghimire, Deep Vision Architects, WIPO

Complainant Attempted to “Deceive” Panel – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.30

August 2, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week on initiv .com, Guess-Work .com, WanderList .com, and more! You’ll also find commentaries by Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel, on two of the cases. We hope you’ll enjoy another fantastic Digest!   Complainant Attempted to “Deceive” Panel Sanofi v. Privacy Service Provided by Withheld for Privacy ehf / Matt Gordon, Monogram Naming, WIPO

WIPO Panel: Complainant Should Have Bought the Domain Name – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2. 29

July 26, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week. You’ll read about HandyGuy .com, FlingPals .com, HcciProtection .com, MarvellExports .com, and Swim4Life .ca. We hope you’ll enjoy another fantastic Digest!     Panel: Complainant Should Have Bought the Domain Name   Handy Guy Inc. v. Merlin Kauffman, NAF Claim Number: FA2205001998214 <HandyGuy .com> Panelists: Mr. David H.

A Baffling Decision in Favor of the Respondent – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.28

July 19, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week on CliffNotebooks.com, Enodo.com, OpenBots.com, FicoNext.com, gootgle .com, and more! You’ll also find significant commentaries by Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel, on many of the cases. We hope you’ll enjoy another fantastic Digest!    A  Baffling Decision in Favor of the Respondent Course Hero, Inc. v.

Investors Can Have Legitimate Interest in Coined Words – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.27

July 14, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week and significant comments by Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel on <zydus .com>, <jtt .com>,  <DryWater .com>, <FlukeRepair .com>, and <bfd .com>. We think you’ll enjoy this POWERHOUSE Digest!   Investors Can Have Legitimate Interest in Coined Words Zydus Lifesciences Ltd. (formerly known as Cadila Healthcare Ltd.)

Investors Can Have Legitimate Interest in Coined Words – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.27

July 12, 2022
Welcome to this week’s UDRP Digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week and significant comments by Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel on <zydus .com>, <jtt .com>,  <DryWater .com>, <FlukeRepair .com>, and <bfd .com>. We think you’ll enjoy this POWERHOUSE Digest!   Investors Can Have Legitimate Interest in Coined Words Zydus Lifesciences Ltd. (formerly known as Cadila Healthcare Ltd.)

Dissenting Panelist Would Have Decided Case Wildly Differently – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.26

July 6, 2022
Welcome back after a short break! Today’s digest complies some of the most intriguing UDRP cases of the past weeks. You’ll also find commentaries from Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel, for most of them, notably in the case of <reza. com>. Dissenting Panelist Would Have Decided Case Wildly Differently Reza IP Holdings LLC v. Taha Alireza, Velvet, WIPO Case No. D2022-0945

Does a Dominant User Mean a Non-exclusive Domain Name is Off-limits? ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.25

June 21, 2022
Welcome to this week’s newsletter summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week. Read about  <victron .com>, <issaquahfc .com>, <sobold .com>, <artmeta .io> and <flexspace .nu>. Please note that the Digest’s Editor-in-Chief, Ankur Raheja, will be away next week, and we’ll be pausing the release of the newsletter. The Digest will be back the first week of July! Strong

Reputation is Everything When it Comes to Proving Bad Faith – ICA UDRP Digest – Vol 2.24

June 14, 2022
Welcome to this week’s digest summarizing the most intriguing cases of the past week, with a joint commentary from Zak Muscovitch, ICA General Counsel and Ankur Raheja, the Digest’s Editor-in-Chief on the FicoIndia.org case. In addition, read about DeltaLife.com, dimsi.com, LibertyPuzzle.com, and cgi.in. If you haven’t yet, make sure you check out this fantastic CircleID article, The UDRP “Celebrates” Its 500th