Domain Name Dispute

  The Royal Bank of Scotland Group (RBOS) -The Complainant


A Complaint against (The Respondent)


WORLD INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY ORGANIZATION - WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center, Geneva, Switzerland

The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc v and Umang Malhotra

(Case No. D2001-0212) 

WIPO's three member Panel decided unanimously that the Complaint be denied and no order of transfer of domain name <> be made.

The decision was made on 18 June 2001 and transmitted to parties by email on 28 June 2001. Details of this case is on WIPO website at

Do the Board of Directors of RBOS believe in "Freedom of Speech"?

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Note: RBOS filed a case against in Los Angles Court, California. The proceeding was dismissed without prejudice in October 2000. WIPO rules were formulated about domain name disputes in October 1999 while <> has been on-line since August 1999 with a few interruptions.

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