The UDRP case regarding GLOBEWAY.COM



Globeway LLC loses UDRP case in its attempt to unfairly grab 13 year old domain name.

The Panelists ruled that Globeway LLC had made allegations which were false and contrary to the facts that could easily have been obtained and found Globeway LLC guilty of Reverse Domain Name Hijacking.


Unanimously all of the three panelists agreed that the Complainant had not established rights in its GLOBEWAY mark.

  The National Arbitration Forum Panelists stated : "All of those allegations, in so as far as they concerned Respondent were false and contrary to the facts that could easily have been obtained."  

Complainant first registered GLOBEWAY, a Limited Liability Corporation, in Delaware on January 28, 2014.

The Complainant stated that the unknown domain owner registered on June 13, 2014. Yet, the domain name was originally registered on November 4th, 2001 and purchased by the Respondent on June 25, 2005.  This is over nine years before Complainant formed its alleged business."

Globeway LLC had their complaint denied by the National Arbitration Forum. The respondent was represented by Ari Goldberger and Jason Schaeffer of

The National Arbitration Forum ruling on the case (Globeway LLC v. Domain Administrator / Vertical Axis Inc.) can be found at Case No.: Number: FA1407001571651


The panelists' concluding paragraph sums up by saying:

"In the Panel's view the Complainant's actions lacked attention and imposed burdens and costs upon the Respondent. The Panel is also concerned that abusive complaints risk diminishing the credibility of the entire UDRP process. The Panel therefore finds reverse domain name hijacking."


There are news stories about the domain name UDRP case on

There are numerous sources for "Reverse Domain Name Hijacking".  Amongst these are and (which includes a current list of those found guilty of trying to Reverse Hijack a Domain Name in which they had no legal rights. In other words they tried to bully the rightful owners into relinquishing their property and forcing these innocent parties to spend thousands to defend what they already own).

See also Does the UDRP do more harm than good? and The UDRP: A Problem at the Core of the Internet


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