RDNH Cases

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!

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Florida Streaming Media Company Found Guilty Of RDNH

Case Number: D2018-0587

Represented by: Franklin Tarantino

A Florida-based company providing streaming music and digital advertising services to businesses has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking in its effort to acquire the domain, umix.com, using a UDRP filing. The company, UMix LLC, of Windermere, Florida, asserted in its complaint that it was entitled to the domain because it held […]

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South African Cricket Promoter Found Guilty Of RDNH

Case Number: D2018-0118

Represented by: Mota Attorneys

Cricket South Africa, of Johannesburg, South Africa, has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking for its effort to use the UDRP process to acquire the domain t20globalleague.com, which is registered to Sean Stevens of TMT Investment Pte Limited, of Singapore. Cricket South Africa was represented by Mota Attorneys, while TMT was represented […]

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DealerX Partners Found Guilty Of Attempted Reverse Domain Hijacking

Case Number: D2017-1680

Represented by: Phillips Ryther & Winchester

A Miami, Florida-based digital marketing firm, DealerX Partners, which specializes in targeted automotive sales, has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by the World Intellectual Property Organization. The company had attempted to grab three domains, including conquestautomotive.com, conquest.email and conquest.marketing. The company had claimed it owned a series of trademarks containing term, […]

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Intellectual Property Firm Found Guilty Of RDNH

Case Number: D2017-1964

Represented by: House counsel

An intellectual property firm operating from the Channel Islands, CPA Global Limited, was found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking by a panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization. The three-member WIPO panel handed up its ruling December 26, 2017, proving a late holiday gift to the respondent,┬áKobre and Kim LLP, of New York, […]

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French Online Retailer, Modz, Found Guilty Of RDNH

Case Number: D2017-2008

Represented by: Marion le Marchand Avocat

The French online retailer, Modz, has been found guilty of attempted Reverse Domain Name Hijacking, after attempting gain control of the domain modz.com. While the domain name matches a trademark owned by the Arnas, France-based retail company, the respondent, represented by John Berryhill, made note of the fact the term “modz” is a variation of […]

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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.

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Rick Schwartz

Rick Schwartz

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