The Panel finds that it was properly constituted.
Europe (ohim) - Wagamama, 38, 43, europe (ohim) - Wagamama, 14, 16, 18, 21,.
Factual Background, the Complainant has a portfolio of registered trademarks related to wagamama in various classes of goods and services (hereinafter referred to as the Trademarks).
Mark Ming-Jen Yang Sole Panelist Dated: October 31, 2006.
The Respondent is Wagamamas, c/o Dale Mont, Bellingham, Washington, United States of America.Registered and Used in Bad Faith Complainant contends that Respondent registered and uses the Domain Name in bad faith.Complainant spent approximately 400,000 in 2003/2004 and 800,000 in 2004/2005 on marketing and promoting goods and services under the Wagamama brand.Over the past two years, the estimated total turnover of goods sold in the United Kingdom under the Wagamama brand is 57 million.Respondent, respondent did not reply to Complainants contentions.There is sufficient evidence in the case file for this Panel to conclude that the Center discharged its obligations under Rules, paragraph 2(a) (see Procedural History, supra ).Decision For all the foregoing reasons, in accordance with paragraphs 4(i) of the Policy and 15 of the Rules, the Panel orders that the domain name m be transferred to the Complainant.Identical or Confusingly Similar Complainant contends that it has rights in its Trademarks.By typing in words such as restaurant and food into the search feature a user is then offered related links on subjects such as Restaurant townsend press coupon code free shipping and Food.Continuing to use this website implies the acceptance of the installation of the cookies and their use.Since Respondent has not submitted any evidence, the Panel must render its decision on the basis of the uncontroverted evidence supplied by Complainant.The only difference in pronunciation is a final s in the Domain Name that is not found in the Trademarks, and Complainant contends that this difference is not of any significance in law to avoid confusion.
Our ethos, developed since the first wagamama opened in london's bloomsbury in 1992, is 'to combine great, fresh and nutritious food in an sleek yet simple setting with helpful, friendly service and value for money' since opening we've celebrated success in more than 90 restaurants.
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In other words, Complainant contends that Respondent cannot make a legitimate use of the Trademarks.You can change your browser settings or obtain additional information by clicking here.There are links entitled Wagamama Vouchers and Wagamamas Restaurant Canterbury.Complainant was incorporated in 1991 and first began trading as Wagamama in 1992 in London.In terms of the UK and Europe, the portfolio has: Country and Trademark.Complainant has used the trademark Wagamama for over 14 years in connection with the operation of noodle restaurants and the sale of food generally.Great Britain - Wagamama, 18, 41, great Britain - Wagamama, respondent registered the Domain Name on May 29, 2005.On September 2, 2006, eNom transmitted by email to the Center its verification response advising of the proper name of the registrant of record for the Domain Name and providing the contact details for the administrative, billing, and technical contact.By virtue of the legal status of the Trademarks as registered trademarks of Complainant, and Complainant's contentions about its efforts in promoting the Trademarks and the size and success of its restaurant and food business in Europe and worldwide, and by Complainant's contention that there.