Panelist was attorney for complainant found to have engaged in reverse domain name hijacking.
What do you call it when a World Intellectual Property Organization UDRP panelist files a UDRP on behalf of a client and it results in a reverse domain name hijacking finding?
I’m not sure, but I bet many readers can come up with a term for this.
Charne Le Roux is a panelist for WIPO. She recently acted as attorney for Nedbank Limited of South Africa in its UDRP case over GreenTrust.com.
That’s a bit of a conflict. But it’s even worse when you consider that Nedbank was found guilty of reverse domain name hijacking in the case!
Read that again: a WIPO panelist represented a client in a UDRP that resulted in an RDNH finding. Click here to continue reading…