World Intellectual Property Organization

Second WIPO Internet Domain Name Process

The Recognition of Rights and the Use of Names in the Internet Domain Name System

 

ANNEX IX
Examples Submitted by the Institut national des appellations d’origine (INAO) of Claimed Appellations of Origin Registered as Domain Names

 

Appellation of Origin Claimed

Product

Domain Name

Domain Name Holder

Country of Domain Name Holder

Activity 1

Alsace

wine

alsace.com

Alsace Development Agency

United States of America

Web site of Alsace Development Agency

Bourgueil

wine

bourgueil.com

Coventry Investments Ltd.

United States of America

General Information/Portal unrelated to Bourgueil

Chablis

wine

chablis.com

Chablis.com

Canada

Web site related to wine

Chinon

wine

chinon.com

Syndicat des Vins de Chinon

France

Web site of Chinon Wine Growers

Corton

wine

corton.com

Sébastien Schmitt

France

Domain Name Registration service

Fitou

wine

fitou.com

Venster

Netherlands

fitou.com offered for sale

Gigondas

wine

gigondas.com

Luc Castigli

France

General Information/Portal unrelated to Gigondas

Macon

wine

macon.com

KnightRidder.com

United States of America

Web site of Macon.com

Madiran

wine

madiran.com

Coffrini

France

Information on the city of Madiran

Margaux

wine

margaux.com

Château Margaux, Inc.

United States of America

Web site of Café Margaux located in Florida and offering list of wines (including Margaux)

Moselle

wine

moselle.com

Ocean Computing Systems

United States of America

Web site of Ocean Computing Systems

Vacqueyras

wine

vacqueyras.com

Orphée El Agamy

Egypt

Domain Name Registration service

Vouvray

wine

vouvray.com

S.A. Vignoble du Château Moncontour

France

Web site of Château Montoncour

1 As of January 26, 2001

 

[Annex X follows]

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