Friday, August 28, 2015


Complainant is an affiliate of Tyco International Plc, which provides fire, security and surveillance services. The Complainant obtained two trade-mark registrations in Canada for the word “SENSORMATIC”, the earliest having been registered March 5, 1974.
The Domain Name was registered on August 9, 2013, and resolves to a website where the Registrant is employed as an operations manager. The Complainant and Registrant entered settlement dialogue, and the Registrant initially agreed to transfer the domain to the Complainant if the Complainant was willing to cover all of the Registrant’s costs. The matter did not settle.  The Registrant did not respond to the Complaint.
The Panel found that the domain was clearly confusingly similar to the mark. Furthermore, the Registrant had a pattern of registering domains identical to the trademarks of others, which allowed the panel to infer bad faith.

You can read the decision here.

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