Below is our current list of those inducted into the Hall of Shame or found guilty of trying to Reverse Hijack a Domain Name in which they had no legal rights. In other words they tried to bully the rightful owners into relinquishing their property and forcing these innocent parties to spend thousands to defend what they already own. Since there is no Legal Penalty, we are determined to Shame these companies along with their attorneys that represent them. What can you do? Tweet, Like, Circulate! Help me, Help you!
Case Number: D2019-0113
Represented by: Alexandre Rodrigues Atheniense
A Brazilian company selling online discounted airline tickets has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by a single-member panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization. 2XT Tecnologia e Comercio de Informática had been trying to gain control of the domain passagenspromo.com, which was registered in 2013. The company owns a trademark for the […]Read More...
Case Number: D2018-2673
Represented by: Cozen O'Connor
Pharmaceutical giant Celgene has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by a three-member panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization. Celgene, which owns celgene.com, was attempting to gain control of cellgene.com, which has been registered since 2003. The WIPO panel issued its ruling February 11, 2019. The panel found that the terms, […]Read More...
Case Number: D2018-2325
Represented by: Anand & Anand, India
The Indian Hotels Company Limited of Mumbai, India, has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by a panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization. The company had attempted to grab the domain name indianhotels.com from Roger Price, an online entrepreneur based in Guildford, United Kingdom. The domain, indianhotels.com, was originally registered in August, […]Read More...
Case Number: D2018-2148
Represented by: ConSenso Advocaten
A Belgium-based company has been found guilty of Reverse Domain Hijacking by a panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization, after the firm attempted to use the UDRP process to acquire the domain digiti.com. The domain is identical to a trademark owned by the company, although the domain, itself, was registered in 2002, while the […]Read More...
Case Number: D2018-2087
Represented by: Trenam Kemker
A Tampa, Florida-based software firm was found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking for attempting to gain control of the domain clearlyagile.com, which is owned by a Wyoming company. In a peculiar twist, both the Florida company and the Wyoming concern have the same name, Clearly Agile, although the Wyoming company was founded at […]Read More...
My hope is this is the last RDNH case I will ever have to write about and circulate. The reality is I will write every company and their representation every single time there is a case of RDNH. To fight back we had to create HallofShame.com to get the message across to Main Street and Main Stream. Now maybe some value based companies will think twice before flirting with this tactic and come to the bargaining table in good faith instead of being labeled forever on Hall of Shame. The net is written in ink! And now a monument has been built at a common crossroads that many more folks will see. Just like being in Times Square.