Friday, August 28, 2015


The Complainant is the owner in Canada of common law trade-mark rights in the mark “THE FUNDING PORTAL,” which precede the registration date of the Domain. The Domain Name was identical to the trademark.


While the Complainant did not produce any evidence that the Registrant engaged in a pattern of registering domain names, they did prove that the Registrant offered to sell the domain for $10,000. The Panel found that the offer exceeded the Registrant's actual costs in registering the Domain Name, evidencing bad faith.

You can read the decision here.

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