UDRP complainant fails to recover domain name consisting of her personal name


In a recent decision under the UDRP, a WIPO panel has denied the transfer of a domain name consisting of a personal name for failure to prove common law or unregistered trademark rights in the name. This decision highlights how complainants who wish to recover a domain name consisting of their personal name but who do not have a registered trademark will generally face difficulties under the UDRP.

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