Not a win-win: FranklinCovey sued for bidding on on Google Adwords

Seven Habits company faces lawsuit over Adwords bidding.

By |December 6th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Marc Randazza wins UDRP against woman he sued last week

Lawyer wins UDRP over his personal names, but battle still looms over family domain names. Last week I wrote about how first amendment attorney Marc J. Randazza had filed a lawsuit against detractor Crystal Cox over a number of domain names she registered.

By |December 3rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off sues Google Ventures-backed over name

Company claims trademark infringement. Las Vegas company Order Inn, Inc., which uses the domain name, has sued startup for trademark infringement.

By |November 14th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Battle of the bad names: eevzDrop sues evzDrop

Two social apps based on audio have very similar names — but both are pretty bad. Two companies based in Illinois are duking it out over a really bad name for a social networking app

By |October 15th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Monte Cahn settles lawsuit against

Long legal battle between Moniker founder and is over. founder Monte Cahn has dismissed his lawsuit against regarding money he said he was owed under a bonus plan

By |August 21st, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Guy mad about CentralNic domains sues ICANN and Network Solutions

Fun Friday reading.

By |August 3rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

DomainTools lawsuit dismissed for lack of jurisdiction

Preemptive case against New Jersey man can’t go forward in Washington, judge rules. DomainTools’ preemptive lawsuit against Russ Smith has been dismissed ( pdf ) with prejudice for lack of personal jurisdiction and improper venue.

By |July 19th, 2012|Promo Codes|Comments Off

Owners of and duke it out in court says owner of is cybersquatting. The registrants of and are embroiled in a court battle, with the latter saying that infringes its trademarks

By |July 12th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Rawlings sues Wilson over Brandon Phillips Gold Glove

There’s gold in them there gloves.

By |July 6th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off sues for trademark infringement

Does infringe’s mark? Here’s an interesting lawsuit that shows the challenges of building a business on a a descriptive (aka ‘generic’) domain name.

By |July 3rd, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Jeweler sues for cybersquatting

Jeweler files claim over six domain registrations. Jewelry company Tacori Enterprises has sued in U.S. District Court for cybersquatting

By |May 24th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off on auction again, sale falls through up for auction again, and doesn’t have a new owner after all. Here are a couple interesting updates on Sedo domain name auctions

By |April 25th, 2012|Domain Sales, Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Cybersquatting lawsuit filed against

It will be interesting to “know more” about this lawsuit.

By |April 24th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Facebook not holding on to all recovered typo domains

Company lets domain expire that was recovered in lawsuit. Facebook has been on the hunt over the past year to capture typos of its domain names

By |April 11th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Domainer awarded $30k after being named in bogus counterfeiting lawsuit

Judge says sanctions warranted against plantiffs and lawyer. Remember domain investor VL Raymer, who found herself wrongly named in an alleged counterfeiting ring of Primp products last year?

By |February 27th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Receiver asks for typo domains to be confiscated from Apple and others

Receiver wants ICANN to reverse domain transfers.

By |January 10th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Class Action Lawsuit Against Google For Ads On Parked Domains Turned Down

paidContent reports the lawsuit brought against Google in 2008 over quality of ads showing on parked or error message web pages has been thrown out by the court.

By |January 9th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off

Valero is third company to belatedly request .xxx domain name

Energy company complains to WIPO about San Antonio, TX based energy giant Valero Energy is the third company to ask an arbitration panel to give it a .xxx domain name. The company filed a complaint last week with World Intellectual Property Forum (WIPO), seeking control of

By |January 9th, 2012|Recent Domain News|Comments Off