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Old 21st August 2006, 03:18 PM
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"Generic + Generic" safe from WIPO?

"Generic + Generic" + no-trademark safe from WIPO?

http://arbiter.wipo.int/domains/deci...2006-0120.html

"The disputed domain name <supremeruler.com> is registered with Nameview Inc."

"The Complainant developed a computer game called “Supreme Ruler”, “Supreme Ruler Plus” and “Supreme Ruler 2010”. Apparently, the first version of this game was brought out in 1982."

"The Complainant DID NOT register a trademark for SUPREME RULER. Nor was the Respondent the first party to register the domain name <supremeruler.com>, as the domain name was first registered to a third party."

"(3) “The Respondent also makes a misleading claim regarding the results from a search at ‘dictionary.com’ – they provide a definition for ‘ruler’ as a separate word, yet do not mention that in fact dictionary.com contains no entry for the complete phrase ‘supreme ruler’ (see Annex S-3 for this search).”"

"For all the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 of the Rules, by majority decision, the Panel orders that the domain name, <supremeruler.com> be transferred to the Complainant."

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