Decision under nl Dispute Resolution Regulations show that UDRP precedents serve as important source of reference

In a recent domain name dispute proceeding before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a German toy manufacturer has been able to obtain the transfer of a domain name identically reproducing its trademark under ‘.nl’, the country-code top-level domain (ccTLD) for the Netherlands.

The complainant was Schleich GmbH, a leading toy manufacturer based in Germany. Founded in 1935, the complainant is widely known for producing traditional figurines and realistic ‘play world’ concepts. The complainant was the owner of several EU trademark and international trademark registrations designating the European Union and the Netherlands for SCHLEICH in many jurisdictions.

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