Topic: JoinCloak.com - UDRP
Two different app makers using the term “Cloak” for their apps battled it out in the UDRP field.
The domain JoinCloak.com was deemed to be interfering with Ruby Life, Inc. and its Cloak app that provides a platform for social interaction and anonymous dating.
Meanwhile, Cloak Communications LLC, is a social media company based out of Colorado that created a communication platform offering anonymity.
According to the UDRP response, their rights in the CLOAK mark predate Complainant’s rights in the mark based upon their respective trademark application dates and use of the mark in commerce.
Unlike the previous use of a common law mark that we covered yesterday, this one failed to convince the National Arbitration panelist, who delivered a finding favoring the respondent.