Pending Litigation

CrossFit, Inc. Wins UDRP For 113 Domains In Decision That Is Simultaneously Being Litigated in Fed. Court

CrossFit, Inc. won a UDRP decision this week for 113 domains which include the CROSSFIT mark. The case is interesting in that there is simultaneously a lawsuit in the Southern District of California Federal Court that is proceeding over the very same domain names but concerns issues of trademark infringement, dilution and unfair competition. The panel could have suspended the UDRP until the litigation has been resolved, but decided to move forward and render a decision. CrossFit is the Plaintiff in that case and is asking for damages in excess of $9,000,000.

By | July 4, 2013|

Name.Space Takes Battle Over ICANN’s New gTLDs To Federal Court

On October 10, 2012, Name.Space, Inc. filed a lawsuit in federal court against the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers ("ICANN"). The suit challenges ICANN’s plan to rollout its generic Top Level Domain Name (“gTLD”) program based on Name.Space’s claim that it already owns hundreds of existing TLDs and that ICANN’s actions have violated U.S. anti-trust and trademark law.

By | October 24, 2012| – Claim Denied Over Contract Dispute

An NAF Panel refused to transfer the domain to the Complainant, Your Baby Can, LLC, largely on the basis that the domain is the subject of a contract dispute between the parties which is already being litigated in California State Court and therefore falls outside the scope of a UDRP.

By | June 4, 2012|