Decisión del Panel Administrativo nº D2018-2945 of Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI, February 12, 2019 (case Accenture Global Services Limited v. Obaidur Kazi)

Actor:Accenture Global Services Limited
Defense:Obaidur Kazi
Resolution Date:February 12, 2019
Issuing Organization:Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI
Decision:Transfer
Dominio:Generic Domains
SUMMARY

[accenturedesign.com]

 
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ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL DECISION

Accenture Global Services Limited v. Obaidur Kazi

Case No. D2018-2945

1. The Parties

The Complainant is Accenture Global Services Limited of Dublin, Ireland, represented by DLA Piper US LLP, United States of America.

The Respondent is Obaidur Kazi of Dhaka, Bangladesh.

2. The Domain Name and Registrar

The disputed domain name [accenturedesign.com] is registered with PDR Ltd. d/b/a PublicDomainRegistry.com (the “Registrar”).

3. Procedural History

The Complaint was filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the “Center”) on December 27, 2018. On December 27, 2018, the Center transmitted by email to the Registrar a request for registrar verification in connection with the disputed domain name. On December 28, 2019, the Registrar transmitted by email to the Center its verification response confirming that the Respondent is listed as the registrant and providing the contact details.

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

In accordance with the Rules, paragraphs 2 and 4, the Center formally notified the Respondent of the Complaint, and the proceedings commenced on January 3, 2019. In accordance with the Rules, paragraph 5, the due date for Response was January 23, 2019. The Respondent did not submit any response. Accordingly, the Center notified the Respondent’s default on January 24, 2019.

The Center appointed Knud Wallberg as the sole panelist in this matter on January 29, 2019. The Panel finds that it was properly constituted. The Panel has submitted the Statement of Acceptance and Declaration of Impartiality and Independence, as required by the Center to ensure compliance with the Rules, paragraph 7.

4. Factual Background

The Complainant is a well-known international business that provides management consulting, technology services, and outsourcing services under the name “Accenture”.

The Complainant is the holder of more than 1,000 registrations for the ACCENTURE mark in more than 140 countries, including Bangladesh and the European Union (e.g. Trademark No. 001958370 filed on November 16, 2000, and registered on August 8, 2002, in classes 9, 16...

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