Roland Garros (Fédération Française de Tennis) going after many domains in UDRP

Fédération Française de Tennis that runs the Roland Garros Grand Slam tennis tournament is going after a lot of domain names lately using the Uniform Domain-Name Dispute-Resolution Policy (UDRP).

The official Roland Garros website is located at Roland Garros is also know as the French Open tennis tournament.

Fédération Française de Tennis has won 3 UDRP complaints lately. The first was for the domain name and the other was for the domain Just in time for this years French Open that runs from May 25th to June 8th 2014 in Paris‎.

They also won the UDRP complaint for these 6 domain names against Ticketfinders International LLC:

Fédération Française de Tennis won in UDRP earlier this year and the domain in 2011.

What is interesting is that these domains are free to register:

While the Fédération Française de Tennis owns the .net versions:

This is called poor domain name management and is usually paid in lawyer and UDRP fees.


About Konstantinos Zournas

I studied Computer Engineering and Computer Science in London, UK and I am now living in Athens, Greece. I went online in 1995, started coding in 1996 and began buying domain names and creating websites in 2000. I started the blog in 2012.

One comment

  1. Why go for the open when you can have the whole country?
    I own:

    …and hundreds more of the country type. It’s clearly a violation to register actual events.

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