Respondent registered the grief.net domain name on April 21, 1998, and the
Respondent was an erstwhile licensee of Complainant’s business who failed to comply with the terms outlined in the licensing agreement, and eventually began operating his own competing business, using the disputed domain names to promote his seminars.
Respondent contends that the issues in the current dispute are beyond the scope of the UDRP and requests the Panel terminate the current UDRP proceeding.
Respondent claims that currently a dispute exists with the Federal Court in Canada based on the rightful ownership of the disputed domain names, and terminating the present UDRP proceeding in favor of determining the Canadian action is the most efficient manner of determining a just outcome.
Alternatively, Respondent denies that the
Complainant has no basis upon which to claim rights in the word
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