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    Re: My Opinion is Based on My Experience
    by WIPOorgUK on Wednesday June 04 2003, @11:51PM (#11786)
    User #3146 Info | http://wipo.org.uk/
    > WIPO does not decide the cases.

    WIPO makes the rules on which the cases are decided. They want to increase UDRP to include country names and government organizations.

    If you wrote a book entitled "South Africa", do the rights to this book belong to that countries government?

    No - of course not.

    Perhaps you will tell us then - do people have every right to use words for whatever legal reason they wish?

    If so - tell us why Sunrise and UDRP do not abridge the use of words by ordinary people.

    > The cases are decided by panelists, and many of them in my opinion appear to be fair.

    But - how can any be fair when they are based on an unlawful and fatally flawed system?

    > I personally win more than 80% of my cases for domain owners.

    You have my sincere congratulations.

    > I have handled close to 100 UDRP cases and I have seen no signs of corruption or fraud.

    With 100 cases, I bet you have seen lawyers making lots of money from this corrupt unlawful system though. And seen at least 80% try overreach their trademark - based on your figures.

    > I won't attack your opinion or logic.

    I truly and honestly believe my opinion and logic correct and that it can be proven in a court of law - I have ALWAYS welcomed reasoned argument against it.

    WIPO are corrupt because they said that there was no solution to prevent consumer confussion. It is indisputable that the answer was self-evident - PLEASE try and dispute it.

    > This is my opinion and I base it on my own experience.

    As somebody in legal profession, why are you afraid to answer this then - can a trademark use their mark to prevent others from conducting legal commerce?

    Tell us - why do you not give reasoned argument against my FACTS?
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