Web design firm in Netherlands is a reverse domain name hijacker.
Web design firm Emazing B.V., which uses the domain name Emazing.nl, has been found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking over the domain name Emazing.com.
Amazingly, Emazing’s lawyers seem to have really shot themselves in the foot: they submitted a supplemental filing that was key to the RDNH finding.
The owner of Emazing.com registered the domain name before the complainant had a trademark for Emazing. But Emazing.com has been transferred among entities since then. At one point, Sony owned the business. It seems that the current owner was a founder of the business and bought it back from Sony at a later date.
In a supplemental filing, Emazing B.V. submitted an email from 2003 from the respondent to the complainant’s lawyer. It read: Click here to continue reading…