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No requirement for domain names to be distinctive in unfair competition claims

13 March 2017

International Law office

In a December 6 2016 decision, the Court of Cassation provided a useful clarification in relation to unfair competition claims based on domain names. The court stressed that a domain name need not be either distinctive or original for an unfair competition claim to be admissible, but that these are relevant simply when assessing likelihood of confusion.

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