Personal Communication Systems, Inc guilty of reverse domain name hijacking HEALTHWAVE.COM

An interesting decision was passed in the HEALTHWAVE.COM case this week which should act as a warning for brand owners seeking to utilize the UDRP. The Complainant is a North Carolina, USA corporation providing cloud-based communications technology to medical practices for the purpose of two-way patient communication. The Complainant sought to rely on its US Registered Trademark no.

Dutch Fashion Chain WE Brand S.a.r.l Attempting to Recover 22 Year Old Domain Name WE.COM Through The UDRP.

The Dutch fashion chain known as “WE”(also known as WE Fashion) currently operates approximately 240 shops in the Netherlands, Belgium, Germany, France, Luxembourg, Austria, Switzerland and online from the domain name Wefashion.com. Searches conducted with the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM) and the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) reveal European