Re: [DNS] WIPO2 Report Published: Personal Names

Re: [DNS] WIPO2 Report Published: Personal Names

From: RIKKI LAMBERT <RXL§finlaysons.com.au>
Date: Wed, 05 Sep 2001 12:14:26 +0930
Kim

You wrote:
>>> kim&#167;cynosure.com.au 09/05/01 11:48am >>>
>
>Protecting personal names is important, but in the converse sense. I
>should be able to register domains with my name and not have it taken
>away by someone with a level of notoriety of the same name.
>
>kim
>
>My interest? Someone with the same name as a not-so-famous-anymore
>celebrity. :-)
>

In such a case, the "notorious person" should not succeed in "taking away" the domain name under the UDRP or aUDRP since you have a defence - you are using your own name and hence a bona fide intention to use the domain name.

Rikki

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