Monday, January 29, 2018


The Greater Toronto Hockey League was founded in 1911 and the Complainant owns the family of GTHL trademarks registered for use in association with youth ice hockey goods and services. The Registrant registered the Domain Name in 2004, operates a pay-per-click website, and did not respond to the Complaint.  The Complainant was able to establish common law trademark rights in GTHL prior to the 2004 registration of the Domain Name.  Additionally, the Panel found that the Domain Name was registered in bad faith because the Registrant registered sixty other Domain Names including trademarks belonging to other rights holders.

You can read the decision here.

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