Tuesday, April 30, 2019

#387 - schlage.ca and vonduprin.ca - TRANSFER GRANTED

The Complainant, Schlage Lock Company LLC, owns the SCHLAGE and VON DUPRIN trademarks, registered in Canada since 1943, and 1931, respectively in association with locks and latches.  The Registrant, Door Hardware Depot Ltd., operates a pay-per-click site.   

The Panel found bad faith and that the Registrant has engaged in a pattern of conduct - due in part to the two Domain Names that were registered, the fact that its business name holds itself out as a competitor of the Complainants, and it attempted to attract attention to the site for commercial gain. 

You can read the decision here

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