French Tennis Federation files UDRP complaint for 13 domains relating to Roland Garros at WIPO

Federation Francaise de Tennis (FFT) filed a UDRP complaint at the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Federation Francaise de Tennis organizes tennis competitions in France, most notably the French Open or as it is most known as the Roland Garros Grand Slam event.

The complaint was filed for 13 domain names:
french-open-2012.com
frenchopen2012.net
frenchopen2013.net
frenchopen2014.net
frenchopen2015.net
frenchopen2016.net
frenchopen2017.net
roland-garros-tickets.com
roland-garros-2012.com
roland-garros-2013.com
roland-garros-2014.com
2012-french-open.com
2012frenchopen.com

All domain names were registered in 2011 by a US company that is selling tickets and the domains are currenly offering tickets for future Roland Garros events.

The UDRP (Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy) complaint with case number D2013-0287 has not yet commenced as it is pending compliance review at WIPO. Usually a decision is published within one to two months after a case is commenced.

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