New Bergerber Man

Acronyms: You Can’t Teach a Sea Dog New Slalom Tricks

Case: D2000-0757


Complainant: Nabor B.V., Stanhome S.P.A.

Respondent: Organization Francisco Vicente

The Defense:

As regards the distinctiveness of the trademarks and the said domain name, the Respondent submits that the said domain name is an invented word being an acronym for "Slalom Tricks And Nautical HOME", a name which the Respondent intends to use for a www site for enthusiasts dedicated to water skiing and nautical sports.

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