Google Wins Five Youtube-Related Domain Names in Arbitration

Google won another UDRP case seeking to obtain the transfer of five-related Youtube domain names.
. The company submitted the complaint with the National Arbitration Forum on February,2015.

The five domain names are :,,, and

According to whois records, was first registered in September 2012, was first registered in March,2014 , was first registered in July,2013 , was first registered in July, 2013 , while was first registered in January, 2014.

Google owns many trademark registrations for the “Youtube” mark all over the world. Therefore,it is more than obvious that the disputed domain names are confusingly similar to its trademark.Moreover,the company managed to demonstrate that the respondent has no rights or legitimate interest in the disputed domain names and that the respondent used the domain names in bad faith .

The arbitrator assigned to the case ruled in favor of Google,indicating that the company has full rights to the disputed domain names .The respondent’s loss was also partly due to the fact that he failed to submit a response in this proceeding ,accepting these way Google’s allegations as fact .

You can read the decision here .

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