11 Mar '13, 7pm

P & G Found Guilty Of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking & Misrepresentation On

Its a pretty remarkable decision. Not only did one of the largest companies in the world, The Procter & Gamble Company of Cincinnati, Ohio (PG) get hit with a finding of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH) but the panel found the company misrepresented facts to the panel. The domain at issue was Swash.com which is owned by Marchex Sales, Inc (MCHX) which was represented as usual by John Berryhill, Ph.d., Esq. The Complaint was filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the “Center”) on November 2, 2012. The decision was just handed down today, over 5 months later. Not only did the panel find that P & G was guilty of RDNH but it found that P & G misrepresented material facts to the panel. ““The entire Panel finds it more extraordinary still that in its Complaint the Complainant represented the SWASH brand to be a worldwide brand of longstanding with multi-millio...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2013/03/11/p-g-found-guilty-of-...

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