Home / Tag Archives: domain dispute (page 3)

Tag Archives: domain dispute

February, 2010

  • 25 February

    American Airlines wins domain advantagemiles.com

    American Airlines has won a dispute it filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain advantagemiles.com. AA claimed the domain was being used in bad faith and was confusing similar to its AAdvantage frequent flyer program. Whereas some domain transfer requests seem meaningless, I think the airline had good …

  • 23 February

    Disney, Coke win domain domain disputes

    Two large companies, Disney and Coca-Cola, have won domain disputes this week. Disney won the names diseny.com and dsiney.com after filing a trademark complaint with the National Arbitration Forum. The registration of these names clearly constitutes typosquatting. Because the owner did not want to take part in the proceedings, Disney …

  • 15 February

    Microsoft wins dispute over wapbing.net

    In yet another dispute regarding its Bing.com search engine, corporate giant Microsoft has won the domain wapbing.net. The Redmond company claimed the name violated its trademark for “Bing” and filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum. Microsoft also claimed that the registrant intended for the domain to be deliberately …

  • 12 February

    Disney wins disneycondo.com

    Entertainment and resort company Disney has won a dispute over the domain disneycondo.com. In a dispute the corporation filed with the National Arbitration Forum, it claimed the name violated its trademark on the term “Disney.” Although famous for its movies, Disney has a major stake in the vacation industry so …

  • 8 February

    Mastercard wins dispute involving mastercard-brasil.com

    MasterCard has won a domain dispute filed with the WIPO involving the domain mastercard-brasil.com.The name has been taken from Pattishall McAuliffe, the registrant, and transferred to the firm. In its complaint, MasterCard claimed the name violated its trademark and that the registrant was using it to collect the personal information …

  • 5 February

    Microsoft wins dispute over bingnews.org

    Tech giant Microsoft won a dispute filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain bingnews.org this week. The company alleged that the name, which was registered by Prabhjot Singh, violated the trademark of its Bing search engine. Microsoft won the case because of its trademark on “Bing” and because …

  • 3 February

    NBA player receives 800 domains in court judgment

    When NBA star Chris Bosh sued cybersquatter Luis Zavala over the domain Hoopology.com, the judge awarded him the name plus $120,000 in damages. Because of Zavala’s likely inability to pay the judgment, however, the judge has handed over his entire domain portfolio to Bosh. It consists of some 800 sports …

  • 2 February

    Travelocity victorious in domain dispute

    Universally-recognized travel site Travelocity.com won a dispute this week filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain tavelocity.com. The company famous for its gnone claimed the name was confusingly similar to its own brand and won the case. In the domain industry, registering a name like tavelocity.com is known …

January, 2010

  • 25 January

    WIPO rules against cybersquatter

    In yet another domain dispute victory for Google, the WIPO has ruled against a cybersquatter and in favour of theMountain View company in a case involving the domain googlenetbiz.com. As is generally the norm, Google contended that the domain violated its trademark and that it was being used in bad …

  • 22 January

    HP wins domain dispute

    Hewlett-Packard recently won a dispute filed with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain hpserver.com. HP, a company well known for its IT equipment, argued that the domain violated some of its many trademarks. In addition, the company claimed the registrant was using the name in bad faith, advertising competitors …