Screen capture of website to which disputed domain names were pointing insufficient to establish bad faith

International

A WIPO panel has denied the transfer of the domain names ‘montecarlo.biz’ and ‘montecarlo.ws’ under the UDRP because the complainant - the owner of the marks CASINO DE MONTE-CARLO and MONTE CARLO - had failed to establish bad-faith registration and use. Among other things, the panel found that the complainant had failed to demonstrate a deliberate intent by the respondent to create a likelihood of confusion with the complainant's trademarks.

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