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Cybersquatters to Receive Fatal Blow?

Posted on 05/05/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A newly formed body, the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO), published a report recommending actions that would stop trademark and domain name abuse by cybersquatters. WIPO officials said that domain name disputes currently in court would not be affected by the new recommendations.…
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Microsoft After Cybersquatting

Posted on 01/04/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft has filed a lawsuit against two Texans who had purchased the domain names and and then refused to turn over control of the sites even after being offered a buyout by Microsoft.…
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Search Engine Keywords Threaten Domain Names

Posted on 11/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Dan Parisi, renounced cybersquatter, and owner of hundreds of domain names, is gearing up for a lawsuit against search engines and browser companies. The chief complaint is that browsers are getting ready to use keywords to take web surfers to specific sites instead of taking them to specific domains. Parisi …
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Study Reveals Deficient Online Trademark Understanding

Posted on 06/25/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Syracuse University released a study revealing a power struggle that has been largely dominated by the larger corporations comprised of legal bullying and unjustly ‘taking’ domain names of smaller companies that have been operating under the same business name for years. The study separated types of lawsuits into categories ranging …
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Cybersquatting Battles – Innocent Caught in Crossfire

Posted on 04/21/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

As federal judges in two recent rulings set precedence against the practice of cybersquatting, some trademark attorneys say the courts have turned a bad situation worse. The 1995 dilution statute permits using a domain name that resembles a trademark to harm a company’s trademark reputation. For example, using ‘’ to …
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Country Music Stars Enter The Domain Battlefield

Posted on 04/08/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

24 country music stars formed a coalition to file a lawsuit against Jim Salmon, who had bought domain names containing the names of famous stars and pointed many of them to the porn site Salmon claimed he was upset by the site and was trying to raise public …
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No Cybersquatting – says Geneva

Posted on 01/19/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The internet Policy Oversight Committee (iPOC) published plans this Friday showing their intention of ridding the online world of cybersquatters (companies or individuals registering domain names that resemble popular trademarks and trying to resell them to the trademark holder for higher prices).…
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The Internet Gold Rush In Full Swing

Posted on 03/07/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Trademark Lawyers are calling the latest wave of ‘name scalpers’ extortionists, as the number of trademarked domain names increases. Squatting on the names, and holding them ransom for hundreds of thousands of dollars, electronic brokers are holding their ground, claiming the first-come / first-serve rule applies. But in 1996, Congress …
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