India’s top Telecom Bharti Airtel Limited has filed .IN Domain Dispute (INDRP) over domain name www.coairtel.in. The fame of trademark of Bharti Group cannot be disputed and it has already been successful in over 15 UDRPs. Recent being:
- D2018-2950 airtelthanks.com (13-Feb-2019)
- D2018-1604 airtelsecure.com (05-Sep-2018)
- D2018-0665 airtelinternettv.com (25-May-2018)
Bharti Airtel is a telecom service provider engaged in a variety of telecommunication services including broadband and Internet services, satellite, carrier, international services, calling card, e-business services, etc., operating under the mark AIRTEL. The Complainant was previously incorporated as Bharti Tele-Ventures Limited. Thereafter in the year 2006, the name of the company was changed to Bharti Airtel Limited.
In the year 1994, the Complainant conceived, invented, coined, and adopted the mark AIRTEL as its trademark for its goods and services. The Complainant is the registered owner, user, and proprietor of the trademark AIRTEL in India as well as in several jurisdictions worldwide. The first registration 648684 in respect of the mark AIRTEL dates back to December 14, 1994.
The Domain Name coairtel.in currently is parked at Godaddy and is owned by a Mumbai resident since January 2019.
WHOIS for the Domain Name:
Domain Name: coairtel.in
Registry Domain ID: D414400000007385734-IN
Registrar WHOIS Server: whois.godaddy.com
Registrar URL: http://www.godaddy.com
Updated Date: 2019-03-27T23:17:00Z
Creation Date: 2019-01-25T15:55:45Z
Registrar Registration Expiration Date: 2020-01-25T15:55:45Z
Registrar: GoDaddy.com, LLC
Registrar IANA ID: 146
Registry Registrant ID: CR365295794
Registrant Name: Gopal Gosawi
Registrant Street: 580 malad mindspce
Registrant City: mumbai
Registrant State/Province: Maharashtra
Registrant Postal Code: 400012
Registrant Country: IN
Registrant Phone: +91.8928465492
Registrant Email: email@example.com
The Domain Dispute favors the Complainant, even though it has not being used in Bad Faith, because of strong and well known Trademark !