30 Jun '15, 1pm

By A 2-1 Vote Plumbing Site Is Saved From Roto-Rooter in UDRP

Roto-Rooter Corporation just lost its bid to grain control of the domain name RooterRooter.com by a 2-1 vote of a three member UDRP panel. Panelists Richard Hill and David P. Miranda, Esq voted in favor of the domain holder while G. Gervaise Davis, Esq. would have transferred the domain name to the trademark holder. A majority of the Panel found that the term of the the rooterrooter.com domain name is common and generic/descriptive, and therefore the Complainant does not have an exclusive monopoly on the term on the Internet. Here are the highlights Complainant Roto-Rooter Corporation owns and uses the ROTO-ROOTER mark in connection with plumbing and drain cleaning services, Registered November 2, 1954) Complainant argues that Respondent’s rooterrooter.com domain name is confusingly similar to the ROTO-ROOTER mark as the “ROOT” portion of the domain is similar in appearanc...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2015/06/30/by-a-2-1-vote-plumbi...

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