First decision under new ADR procedure for '.fr' domain names

In a recent decision under the PARL EXPERT before the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO), a Swiss company specialised in medical imaging software development has obtained the transfer of a domain name identically reproducing its trademark under ‘.fr’, the country-code top-level domain for France.

The complainant was Pixmeo SARL, a company based in Switzerland founded in 2010. The complainant was the owner of several trademark registrations for OSIRIX in several jurisdictions, including in Switzerland, the European Union and an international trademark registration designating a number of countries, including France, the earliest of which was registered in 2013. The complainant's main website was available at osirix-viewer.com’ (the domain name ‘osirix-viewer.com’ was registered by the complainant's CEO on July 30 2007).

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