Friday, December 27, 2019


The Complainant is the largest car rental company in Canada (1.2 billion dollars in sales in Canada, over 5,700 employees and over 100,000 vehicles through the ENTERPRISE, National and Alamo brands). 

The Complainant alleges that on July 1, 2019, it became aware that the Domain Name was resolving to, an Expedia group company that compares rates from car rental prices.  Enterprise contacted Expedia, who responded that the Domain Name may be owned by a marketing affiliate that has a pay-per-click arrangement to "drive traffic".  No response was received when the Complainant messaged the Registrant through the CIRA delivery form.  Additional, the Registrant owns 40 domains names, many are names of well known businesses incorporating typo-squatting.

The Panel was persuaded that the Domain Name was registered in bad faith in part due to the failure to respond to a cease and desist letter sent by counsel for the Complainants.

You can read the decision here.

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