1. The Parties
The Complainant is Match Group, LLC of Dallas, Texas, united states (“United States”), represented by Sheppard Mullin Richter & Hampton LLP, united states of america.
The Respondent is Merl Matrix GmbH of Baar, Zug, Switzerland, internally represented.
2. The Website Name and Registrar
The disputed domain name is registered with GoDaddy.com, LLC (the “Registrar”).
3. Procedural History
The Complaint had been filed using the WIPO Arbitration and Mediation Center (the “Center”) on March 7, 2018. On March 7, 2018, the guts transmitted by email towards the Registrar an ask for registrar verification associated with the disputed domain title. On March 8, 2018, the Registrar transmitted by email into the Center its verification reaction confirming that the Respondent is detailed since the registrant and providing the contact information. As a result up to a notification by the middle that the Complaint had been administratively lacking, the Complainant filed an amendment into the issue on March 13, 2018. The middle received a few communications from the Respondent on March 7, 2018, March 13, 2018 and March 15, 2018.
The Center verified that the problem alongside the amended problem pleased the formal demands of this Uniform website name Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Policy” or “UDRP”), the guidelines for Uniform Domain title Dispute Resolution Policy (the “Rules”), as well as the WIPO Supplemental Rules for Uniform website name Dispute Resolution Policy (the Rules” that is“Supplemental).
Relative to the guidelines, paragraphs 2 and 4, the middle formally notified the Respondent associated with Complaint, while the procedures commenced on March 16, 2018. (more…)