In a recent decision under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (UDRP) before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a panel has denied the transfer of a domain name consisting of a personal name on the grounds that such personal name was not used as a trademark at the time that the domain name was registered, even though it had subsequently been registered as one.

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