Decisión del Panel Administrativo nº DIR2019-0005 of Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI, August 07, 2019 (case AB Electrolux v. Mehdi Falahnejad)

Defense:Mehdi Falahnejad
Resolution Date:August 07, 2019
Issuing Organization:Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI
Dominio:Irán (.ir)



WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center


AB Electrolux v. Mehdi Falahnejad

Case No. DIR2019-0005

1. The Parties

Complainant is AB Electrolux, Sweden represented by SILKA Law AB, Sweden.

Respondent is Mehdi Falahnejad, Islamic Republic of Iran.

2. The Domain Name and Registrar

The disputed domain name [] is registered with IRNIC.

3. Procedural History

The Complaint was filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the “Center”) on April 24, 2019. On April 24, 2019, the Center transmitted by email to IRNIC a request for registrar verification in connection with the disputed domain name. On April 27, 2019, IRNIC transmitted by email to the Center its verification response confirming that Respondent is listed as the registrant and providing the contact details. Hard copies of the Complaint were received by the Center on May 20, 2019.

The Center verified that the Complaint satisfied the formal requirements of the .ir Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Policy” or “irDRP”), the Rules for .ir Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Rules”), and the WIPO Supplemental Rules for .ir Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Supplemental Rules”).

In accordance with the Rules, paragraphs 2(a) and 4(a), the Center formally notified Respondent of the Complaint, and the proceedings commenced on May 23, 2019. The last day for Respondent to submit its response was June 12, 2019. Respondent sent emails on May 29 and 30, 2019, stating that Respondent was willing to discontinue use of the disputed domain name.[1 ] In response, that same day, the Center wrote to the parties, explaining the procedure by which Complainant might request a thirty-day suspension of proceedings to explore possible settlement.

On June 4, 2019, Complainant submitted such a request. The proceeding was suspended for settlement discussions. On July 4, 2019, referring to logistical difficulties of completing transfer of the disputed domain name, Complainant requested that the proceedings be reinstated.

The proceeding was reinstituted on July 5, 2019. The due date for Response was July 11, 2019. Respondent submitted no formal response to the Complaint. On July 16, 2019, the Center notified the Parties about the Commencement of Panel Appointment Process.

The Center appointed Jeffrey D. Steinhardt as sole panelist in this matter on July 26, 2918. The Panel finds that it was properly constituted. The Panel...

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