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Avery Loses Domain Name Battle in Appeal

Posted on 08/25/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The US Court of Appeals overturned an earlier decision that Avery Dennison had trademark rights to the domain names Avery.net and Dennison.net. Jerry Sumpton of Mailbank registered the domains to sell ‘vanity email addresses’ like joe@avery.net.…
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US Banks Duke Out Domain Battle

Posted on 08/19/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A federal court ordered the suspension of the domain name USAbanc.com, pending the lawsuit filed by US Bancorp for trademark infringement.…
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Apple Wins Its Domain in Schoolyard Battle

Posted on 04/27/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Apple sent their lawyers to Canada to demand a 17 year old schoolboy hand over the domain name appleimac.com. Abdul Traya was running his own apple-based website from the domain and demanded Apple give his school 30 i-macs in exchange for the name. In court, Apple agreed to pay legal …
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Amazon.com Gets Sued For Domain

Posted on 04/16/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Amazon Bookstore, a 28 year old bookstore in Minneapolis is suing Amazon.com for trampling their name.…
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Yahoo Sues Pot-Smoking Yahooka

Posted on 01/13/1999 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Yahoo lawyers sent a document requesting the owners of domain name Yahooka take their site offline or they would pursue legal action. Yahoo claims the site would confuse visitors, making them think they’re at Yahoo’s site. Yahooka spokesperson says, “We feel that the likelihood of confusion, mistake, or deception is …
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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 microsoftwindows.com and microsoftoffice.com and then refused to turn over control of the sites even after being offered a buyout by Microsoft.…
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CNET Gets Sued For Snap Domain Name

Posted on 11/21/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Snap Technologies filed a lawsuit against CNET for using the term ‘snap’ in it’s online search service – Snap! Online. CNET calls the suit meritless and plans to fight.…
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Working Women Domain Battle

Posted on 05/15/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Lisa Kohl received a letter from MacDonald Communications Corp., publisher of Working Women, asking her to give up the domain name workingwomen.com. Kohl has been running the site for 2 years and has no intention of giving it up. Macdonald promises to take legal action.…
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Circus Wins in Domain Battle

Posted on 05/14/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Ringling Brothers Circus obtained the site ringlingbrothers.com from PETA, who had been using the name as a site that promoted their cause and protested the circus’ use of animals.…
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PETA’s Online Tactics End Up In Court Battle

Posted on 04/24/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals (PETA) registered the domain name ringlingbrothers.com to host a protest site, pointing out the circus’ mistreatment of animals. Ringling Brothers have filed trademark infringement lawsuits against the group.…
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Playboy Loses Lawsuit – Vows to Appeal

Posted on 04/23/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Playboy Enterprises filed a trademark infringement lawsuit against former Playmate of the Year, Terri Welles, who used terms like “playmate’ in her online resume and meta tags, which Playboy argued were trademarked terms. US District Judge Judith Keep ruled in favor of Welles, claiming fair use to the words.…
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Pokey.org Allowed To Keep Domain

Posted on 04/22/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In Pennsylvania, Christopher Van Allen, a 12 year old boy who had been given the nickname ‘Pokey’ when he was younger, had received the domain name pokey.org as a birthday gift. Shortly after that, Prema Toy Company filed a lawsuit against him to win the domain back claiming that the …
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Network Solutions in the Clear

Posted on 04/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) were both cleared of most charges in a class action suit alleging they had conspired to form an unfair monopoly.…
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Judge Says the Government Was Stealing Domain Taxes

Posted on 04/09/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a class action suit against Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF), a federal judge has ruled that the collection of $15 per domain name registration (a 30% fee) was an illegal tax. The judge has yet to decide on how and if to award plaintiffs.…
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Network Solutions in Class Action Suit

Posted on 03/17/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Network Solutions and the National Science Foundation (NSF) now face a class action suit from domain registrants who claim the two entities formed a license to steal by collecting a 30% fee on all domain registrations.…
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Jews for Jesus Wins Domain Lawsuit

Posted on 03/10/1998 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Stephen Brodsky, owner of jewsforjesus.org, lost his domain to the Jews for Jesus organization, an Evangelical Christian organization, in a lawsuit. The organization claimed that Brodsky had diverted people from their website to a website that criticizes their efforts.…
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Academy of Motion Pictures Won’t Sue For Domain Names

Posted on 12/19/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Academy of Motion Pictures dropped its pending lawsuit against Network Solutions for registering domain names that play off the popular terms ‘Academy Awards’ and ‘Oscar’. During the case, Network Solutions argued that they are not required by law to screen domain registrations for potential trademark infringement. The ruling stated …
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Kashpureff Ready to Face the Music

Posted on 12/17/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff said ‘forget it’ to the Canadian system when he was granted the right to oppose his extradition. Instead, he should be in the hands of the FBI by Friday. Once back in the US, Kashpureff will face wire and computer fraud charges after hijacking the site visitors of …
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Online Jurisdiction Rules Get More Explicit

Posted on 12/02/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

In a recent ruling from the Ninth Circuit US Court of Appeals, someone publishing a website from Florida may not be called to Arizona for a trademark infringement trial. The case involved two consulting companies, both calling themselves “Cybersell”. One owned the domain name CyberSell.com, while the other wanted it.…
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Network Solutions Protected from Trademark Infringement Charges

Posted on 11/17/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A federal judge ruled in favor of Network Solutions in a suit launched by an individual claiming the domain registry had sold their trademarked domain names to unauthorized companies.…
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AlterNIC’s Founder Still Awaiting Extradition Hearings

Posted on 11/13/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff’s hearing for extradition from Canada to FBI officials was delayed to December 12th. Kashpureff is wanted by the FBI for hijacking the site visitors of InterNIC (Network Solution’s domain name system) to his own domain name system, AlterNIC. The internet visitors were shown a brief message of protest, …
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Kashpureff’s Canadian Court Problems Still Not Over

Posted on 11/11/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Eugene Kashpureff has bounced around the Canadian Court system since Halloween, but the ironic part of his plight is that the country wants to get rid of him. Kashpureff has been pushed back and forth between the immigration officials who want to deport him and the court system trying to …
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Microsoft Goes After Window.net

Posted on 11/10/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

Microsoft sent legal warnings to a Windows informational site, windows.net, which helps users configure their windows programs correctly. The legal letters informed the windows.net site owner that he has infringed on their trademark.…
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Kashpureff Is Charged

Posted on 11/03/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

The Federal government has filed charges of wire and computer fraud against Eugene Kashpureff for hijacking InterNIC visitors and sending them to his own site, AlterNIC. The internet users, once at Kashpureff’s site, were shown his protest propaganda, with a ‘click here to go back to InterNIC’s site’ button. The …
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Online Jurisdiction Gets More Confusing

Posted on 10/14/1997 in News & Articles: iGoldRush Blog:

A one-man online operation was recently ordered to attend court hearings in another state in the suit filed by the Hasbro toy company for trademark infringement in the use of the name Clue.com. The non-competitive company owner thought it was unfair, but the Federal judge in Boston believed that since …
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