G.A. Modefine S.A., holder of the Georgio Armani trademark, filed a complaint to seize the domain armani.com from Vancouver graphic designer A. R. Mani.

On 20 July 2001, WIPO Panelist Nick Gardner found G. A. Modefine's complaint to be an abusive proceeding and decided not to transfer or cancel armani.com.

BBC: Armani loses website fight
Fashion giant Armani loses a case to prevent a Mr. A.R.Mani using its brand name in his web address.
WIPO Decision: G. A. Modefine S.A. v. A.R. Mani
Text of WIPO decision not to transfer armani.com from A.R. Mani to Georgio Armani trademark holder.
Register: Judge lambasts Armani in domain name ruling
A Canadian artist has won the right to the www.armani.com domain, following a remarkable hearing at arbitrator WIPO. By Kieren McCarthy. (August 06, 2001)
Register: So how much is Armani.com worth?
Following on from the recent WIPO case in which a judge ruled that Mr Anand Ramnath Mani (A.R.Mani) was entitled to the Armani.com domain, we pondered just how much Armani.com was worth. By Kieren McCarthy. (August 06, 2001)
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