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Discussion in 'Domain Name Disputes' started by twostepsbehind, Jul 9, 2019.

  1. twostepsbehind United Kingdom

    twostepsbehind Active Member Acorn Supporter

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    Hi,

    Got domain name that a publication business has the .co.uk and .com for...

    Now, they've got an active business on it and I have no idea of passing off on their publication

    But the domain is completely generic and the exact string is not trademarked.

    There's not much else I can do with the domain than almost the same thing they're doing.

    Will they have a case against me?
     
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  3. Sean United Kingdom

    Sean Retired Member

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    For a DRS to be successful the complainant has to prove two things ...

    1. A right to the domain
    2. That the registration is abusive

    Proving a right is relatively easy, proving that a registration is abusive less so, especially in the case of a generic word.