VO5 V05 CN TYPO domain name Gao Ying riskPosted by: admin | Posted on: February 28, 2017
D& N domain from the CIETAC firm learned that, despite the existence of "Europe" and "zero" between the United States Alberto-Culver company with registered trademark "VO5" against the domain name V05.CN (see the verdict) arbitration victory, once again sounded the alarm risk TYPO domain name.
it is understood that the complainant Alberto-Culver company has been in many countries and regions in the world to obtain a wide range of VO5 trademark registration. In China, complaints at the earliest in 1998 registered the trademark "VO5" series, submit evidence can be seen from the complainant, the trademark Chinese have long been known to the relevant public and the industry, has a very high reputation. The complainant believes that recognition "domain names v05" registered trademark of the complainant and the word "VO5" is very easy to cause confusion among consumers, so that consumers mistakenly believe that the disputed domain name to the complainant, the website is "VO5" brand products specially set up website to click.
and the arbitration tribunal held that the recognition part of the disputed domain name as "v05", and the difference between the legitimate rights and interests of the complainant has the designation "VO5" is the difference between Arabia number "0" and English letter "O". The panel believes that the difference is not sufficient to attract the attention of the general public, on the contrary there is enough to cause confusion of the approximation.
At the same time,
, D& N domain firm noted that the respondent is a general merchandise store. Accordingly, the expert group that, as operators grocery goods industry, the respondent for the complainant to devote significant effort to carry out publicity and sales in the network and the general merchandise industry "VO5" product visibility should be in a state of knowing, knowing that in this state, complaints will be similar with the "VO5" logo "v05" is a registered domain name dispute, with obvious malicious. Therefore, the expert group decided to transfer the domain name dispute to the complainant, together with the TYPO domain name arbitration failed again.
D& N domain name firms from this case, the complainant agent Beck · peer McKenzie LLP Department learned that in early 2007, Alberto-Culver company was successfully won the VO5.cn and VO5.com.cn cases in the case of arbitration, Beck · McKenzie lawyer subsidiary of Asia Information Consulting Co. corporationcontributed. (source: www.dnfirm.cn)