17 .XXX UDRP Cases Filed Since TLD's Debut

17 .XXX UDRP Cases Filed Since TLD's Debut
Rhett Pardon

BRUSSELS — So far, there have been 17 .XXX domain name disputes filed since the top-level domain's launch, according to Domain News.

The disputes, filed under the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy, or UDRP, involve some of the top mainstream brands, including 20th Century Fox, Kay Jewelers and oil titan Valero.

.XXX domain names became available for the first time last year through various roll-out stages; general availability began last December through accredited registrars.

The following UDRP cases have been filed so far :

  • 20th Century Fox filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum over the domain name FoxStudios.xxx.
  • Sterling Jewelers submitted a complaint with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over KayJewelers.xxx.
  • Valero Energy filed a complaint with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over Valero.xxx.
  • Finans Bank filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over FinansBank.xxx.
  • Denzibank A.S. submitted a complaint with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over DenizBank.xxx.
  • Borçelik Çelik Sanayi Ticaret Anonim Sirketi filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over Borcelik.xxx.
  • Borusan Holding Anonim Sirketi filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over BorusanHolding.xxx domain.
  • Richard Branson filed with National Arbitration Forum over the domain name RichardBranson.xxx.
  • VIPINDIRIM filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over Markafoni.xxx.
  • HEB Grocery Co. filed and won with its case over HEB.xxx through the National Arbitration Forum.
  • Complainant George Streit filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center over Femjoy.xxx.
  • A company submitted a complaint to the National Arbitration Forum over UTSystem.xxx domain name.
  • Baylor University filed with the National Arbitration Forum over BaylorGirls.xxx .
  • HemNet Sverige AB filed with the WIPO Arbitraiton and Meditaion Center,over the domain name Hemnet.xxx .
  • TDBank filed with the National Arbitration Forum over TDBank.xxx .
  • BGZ S.A. filed with the WIPO Arbitraiton and Meditaion Center over BGZ.xxx.
  • Bass Pro Shops filed with the National Arbitration Forum over Basspro.xxx . 
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