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AFNIC not liable for failing to ‘freeze’ domain name

13 DECEMBER 2011

World Trademark Review Daily

In October 2009 AFNIC, the registry for the ‘.fr’ country-code top-level domain, was ordered to pay compensation to Francelot, a company specialised in the management and building of residential housing, for failing to ‘freeze’ a domain name upon its request. However, in AFNIC v Francelot, this decision has


been overturned.

The team

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