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Barkha Dutt wins domain dispute case against Hyderabad-based EasyTicket

Barkha Dutt, group editor, NDTV, has won an internet domain dispute at World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) against Hyderabad-based EasyTicket. Vas Kapavarapu of EasyTicket had registered the BarkhaDutt.com domain on January 8, 2007.

Barkha Dutt, group editor, NDTV, has won an internet domain dispute at World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) against Hyderabad-based EasyTicket. Vas Kapavarapu of EasyTicket had registered the BarkhaDutt.com domain on January 8, 2007.

In her complaint filed in September 2009 with WIPO, Dutt contended that “her name is widely recognised by the public and any reference to ‘Barkha Dutt’ is instantly associated with her alone, as the renown Indian journalist and no other entity has rights to use the name”. [via PTI]

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