23 Apr '13, 4pm

Internet Giant TenCent bumbles domain dispute

Internet Giant TenCent bumbles domain dispute Tuesday, April 23rd, 2013 Company drops ball in UDRP submission. It’s possible you’ve never heard of TenCent. I hadn’t heard of it until reading The Economist’s recent spread on the internet in China. But it’s big in China. Huge. With a market cap of $60 billion (U.S.), it’s right up there with Facebook in terms of valuation. Yet TenCent Holdings failed to win the domain name TenCentGames.com in a UDRP, despite the domain holder not responding to the complaint. TenCent successfully convinced the World Intellectual Property Organization panel that the domain was similar to its trademark and that the domain owner had no rights or legitimate interests in the domain. But it bumbled its case for the domain being registered and used in bad faith. This is despite the respondent having allegedly registered other domains similar to TenC...

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