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UDRP weekly: O2 loses porn domain dispute

Ed Conlon, London


A UDRP panellist has rejected attempts by O2 to seize a pornographic domain containing its trade mark, but awarded it a second adult domain which was “extremely damaging” to its commercial interests

John Katz QC ruled in two cases published on December 29 2011, one of which telecoms provider O2 lost because its mark was registered three years after the disputed domain. Katz also said O2 provided insufficient evidence to justify its...


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