(179)  Scots law and cybersquatting

The Law Society of Scotland has raised an action of passing off against Mr Tommy Butler, owner of the domain name http://www.lawscot.co.uk since November 1999.  The Society, whose domain name is http://www.lawscot.org.uk, alleges that Mr Butler’s site is receiving emails intended for the Society.  The Society also claims infringement of its trade mark lawscot”