Decisión del Panel Administrativo nº DME2019-0011 of Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI, November 27, 2019 (case Facebook Inc. v. Global Domain Privacy Services Inc. / Evgeniy Gavonov)

Defense:Global Domain Privacy Services Inc. / Evgeniy Gavonov
Resolution Date:November 27, 2019
Issuing Organization:Tribunal Arbitral de la OMPI
Decision:Transfer
Dominio:Montenegro (.me)
SUMMARY

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ADMINISTRATIVE PANEL DECISION

Facebook Inc. v. Global Domain Privacy Services Inc. / Evgeniy Gavonov

Case No. DME2019-0011

1. The Parties

The Complainant is Facebook Inc., United States of America (“United States”), represented by Hogan Lovells (Paris) LLP, France.

The Respondent is Global Domain Privacy Services Inc., Panama / Evgeniy Gavonov, Ukraine.

2. The Domain Name and Registrar

The disputed domain name [facebooklibra.me] is registered with URL Solutions, Inc. (the “Registrar”).

3. Procedural History

The Complaint was filed with the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the “Center”) on October 8, 2019. On October 9, 2019, the Center transmitted by email to the Registrar a request for registrar verification in connection with the disputed domain name. On October 10, 2019, the Registrar transmitted by email to the Center its verification response disclosing registrant and contact information for the disputed domain name which differed from the named Respondent and contact information in the Complaint. The Center sent an email communication to the Complainant on October 11, 2019, providing the registrant and contact information disclosed by the Registrar, and inviting the Complainant to submit an amendment to the Complaint. The Complainant filed an amended Complaint on October 15, 2019.

The Center verified that the Complaint together with the amended 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 October 16, 2019. In accordance with the Rules, paragraph 5, the due date for Response was November 5, 2019. The Respondent did not submit any response. Accordingly, the Center notified the Respondent’s default on November 6, 2019.

The Center appointed Tobias Zuberbühler as the sole panelist in this matter on November 18, 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

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