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Freedom of political speech prevails over common law mark rights in a WIPO domain name decision inspired by US constitutional principles

Nikos Prentoulis

in Journal of Intellectual Property Law & Practice

Volume 4, issue 11, pages 781-782
Published in print November 2009 | ISSN: 1747-1532
Published online November 2009 | e-ISSN: 1747-1540 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/jiplp/jpp165
Freedom of political speech prevails over common law mark rights in a WIPO domain name decision inspired by US constitutional principles

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WIPO's Administrative panel rejected a domain name complaint filed by a US think tank which maintained that there had been an abusive registration of a confusingly similar domain name directing internet users to a site criticizing the complainant's political agenda.

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Subjects: Arbitration ; Intellectual Property Law

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