Tuesday, September 22, 2015

#300 - wordpress.ca - TRANSFER GRANTED

While the disputed Domain Name was registered prior to the Complainant's trademark, the Complainant had been actively using the trademark prior to its registration. Therefore, the panel found that it had rights in the trademark prior to registration of the Domain Name.

The Domain Name resolved to a "website builder" that the Panel found competed with the complainant's services. This competition was sufficient to establish bad faith.

You can read the decision here.

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