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Practical Law Company: WIPO panel allows use of SHELL trade marks in domain names of criticism websites: “Tuesday 23 August 2005


The World Intellectual Property Organisation's Arbitration and Mediation Centre has refused to order the transfer of the domain names, and from a registrant who used the names to link to a website critical of Shell's activities, holding that the registrant had a legitimate right to use the domain names to exercise his freedom of expression and had not registered them in bad faith.



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