Generic word targeted with UDRP filing.
The generic domain name Dune.com has been hit with a UDRP at World Intellectual Property Organization.
The case was filed by Dune Holdings Limited, a London-based seller of shoes and accessories. The company uses the web address DuneLondon.com, so it’s no wonder that it wants the shorter domain name.
When I search for “dune” on Google the first five results are about the science fiction novel and movie. Of course, dune is also a mound of sand, as in a sand dune.
The domain name currently has Tucows domain privacy turned on. The most recent non-privacy whois record showed an owner in California.
Dune.com is parked with DomainSponsor, and I don’t see any ads referring to clothing.