Thursday, November 9, 2017

#349 - tdeasyweb.ca - TRANSFER GRANTED


The Complainant is the second largest bank of Canada and its tdcanadatrust.com website had 9.6 million visitors in July 2017 alone.  The Complainant owns several trademarks in Canada including TD and EASYWEB. Although the Domain Name was being used by an unrelated website (redirecting users to a website about automobiles, edmunds.com), the Panel found that the Domain Name was registered in bad faith because on “initial interest confusion”, and there was no reason for the Registrant o piggyback on the domain name’s popularity of the TD family of trademarks.


You can read the decision here.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

#348 - tdbankonline.ca - TRANSFER GRANTED


The Complainant is the sixth largest bank in North America and its tdbank.com website has an estimated 2.61 million visitors per month.  The Complainant owns several registered trademarks in Canada including TD and TD BANK. The Panel found that the Domain Name was registered in bad faith because they were being used as pay-per-click websites forwarding traffic to sites that compete with the Complainant, and the Registrant failed to respond to the Complainant’s attempt to communicate with it through CIRA’s message delivery form.

You can read the decision here

#347 - tdcanadatrusts.ca - TRANSFER GRANTED

The Complainant is the second largest bank of Canada and its tdcanadatrust.com website had 9.6 million visitors in July 2017 alone.  The Complainant owns several registered trademarks in Canada including TD and CANADA TRUST. The Panel found that the Domain Name was registered in bad faith because they were being used in a malicious phishing scheme, and the Registrant failed to respond to the Complainant’s cease and desist letters.

You can read the decision here