Result: Cooper's Hawk Intermediate Holdings LLC was found guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking
Mr. Kevin J. Lahey of the firm Sponsler Koren Hammer & Lahey, P.A. represented Cooper’s Hawk Intermediate Holdings LLC in its effort to gain control of the domain coopershawk.com. The winery and restaurant company, which has regional locations in Florida, portions of the Midwest, Virginia, Maryland and Arizona, had claimed its trademark on the term Cooper’s Hawk, gave it exclusive rights to the domain name, even though Cooper’s Hawk is a species of bird.
A panel at the National Arbitration Forum found RDNH in the case on November 17, 2020.
Firm added November 21, 2020.