23 Sep '16, 1pm

UDRP Battle Between Dating Sites

Together Networks Holdings Limited which owns the domain name CheekyLovers.com and a trademark on the term CheekyLovers lost a UDRP to grab the domain CheekyDevil.com Complainant is an online dating business and operates a number of websites, including one linked to the domain name, <cheekylovers.com>, which was registered on June 13, 2011. Complainant filed an application on November 10, 2015 for CHEEKYLOVERS as a trademark in the European Union. The mark was registered on February 23, 2016 (European Union Trade Mark (“EUTM”) No. 014775282). Respondent operates a dating website linked to the Domain Name. The Domain Name was registered on June 26, 2008. Respondent has stated it commenced using the Domain Name in the online dating industry in 2014. and has over 440,000 members. Respondent further states that it is ranked as a top 10 dating site, and in June 2016, the Domain...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2016/09/23/udrp-battle-between-...

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