Mere registration of domain name can constitute infringement – Update – World Trademark Review (subscription) (blog)

On May 17 2017 the Supreme Court refused to allow a domain name dispute to be reconsidered by the Economic Panel of the Supreme Court. The case confirms yet again that mere registration of a domain name which is identical to a registered trademark may be found to be trademark infringement, irrespective of whether goods or services were sold under the domain name. The case, A21-10848/2015,…


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