Resolution Canada Case No. 1148, April 11, 2014 Tucows, the well-known domain name registrar that operates through resellers could not prove a registered trademark but was able to establish a common law trademark which sufficed. The domain name (tucowsreseller.ca) was confusingly similar with the trademark, consistent with Carey International, Inc. v. Fabio Simonetti , 2013… Read more »
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Resolution Canada Case No. 1149, April 22, 2014 Domain Name : <novozymes.ca> Complainant makes biotechnological products including enzymes; it has a registered registered Canadian trademark for NOVOZYMES. Respondent registered the domain name <novozymes.ca> which is linked to sites of competitors. Respondent did not defend the Complaint. The domain name is also for sale with Sedo…. Read more »
Resolution Canada Case No. 1151, May 23, 2014 Domain name : <grandmarnier.ca>. Registered Canadian trademark for GRAND MANIER; the disputed domain name <grandmanier.ca> resolved to pay-per-click site with links to alcoholic beverages, cocktails and such like. Respondent did not defend the Complaint. A clear case of confusing similarity, bad faith registration and no legitimate interest.