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University Hospitals Of Geneva Found Guilty Of RDNH

Case Number: D2016-1620

Complainant: University Hospitals of Geneva (Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève)

Represented by: LHA Avocats

University Hospitals of Geneva (Hôpitaux Universitaires de Genève) has been found guilty of Reverse Domain Hijacking by a three-member panel of the World Intellectual Property Organization. However, the RDNH ruling was not unanimous.

University Hospitals had attempted to grab three domains: hug.com, hug.net and hug.org, all owned by Aydin Karadeniz of Santa Monica, California. The domains are registered at GoDaddy.com. They were represented by LHA Avocats, a Geneva-based law firm, with two partners dedicated specifically to Intellectual Property Law.

The WIPO ruling was handed up October 10, 2016.

HUG - Hôpitaux Universitaires de GenèveLHA Avocats of Switzerland

Source: http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/domains/search/text.jsp?case=D2016-1620

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