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Discussion in 'Domain Name Disputes' started by atlas, Nov 23, 2019.

  1. atlas Canada

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    Exactly as predicted. They recently beefed up the cavalry for this.
     
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    They had 5 years to defend their trademarks.

    My view is that their claim to .uk domains now registered by someone else is unjustified unless they can demonstrate the registrant is acting in bad faith.

    Of course, a registrant may be content to settle for £750, but in my opinion the sensible defensive step to take is to construct a simple 'about' website, a bit like a brief Wikipedia article about the company, with zero traffic-driving links or monetisation, until such time as the registrant wants to dispose of it. A clear statement that your site is NOT the company site would provide further evidence that you are not trying to 'pass yourself off' as the company.

    The companies had ample opportunity to stake their claim. Not to do so was sheer incompetence.
     
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