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Wednesday, January 11, 2006

Finnish Company & Town Join Forces in UDRP Win

In a WIPO decision issued December 14, Raisio PLC and the Finnish Town of Raisio joined forces in a UDRP victory issued against the Korean registrant of Raisio.com. The case is a departure from other UDRP decisions involving city names.

Raisio plc and Town of Raisio v. Lee Joohee, Yang Youngho, WIPO Case D2005-1041 (Dec. 14, 2005).