Blizzard’s lawyers take control of Blizzard.tv domain, is there something in the works?

Domain dispute over Blizzard.tv withdrawn, does Blizzard Entertainment have something in store?

This week, the dispute over the Blizzard.tv name (Case Number: 1528644) was withdrawn after being filed with the National Arbitration Forum back in early November. So, the question is, were the lawyers at Blizzard Entertainment just trying to defend their intellectual property or does the company … [Read more...]

Complaint Denied: Take-Two loses another domain dispute, this time over GTA.tv

Take-Two loses another domain dispute, this time over GTA.tv

Take-Two Interactive Software had a pretty good track record in 2013 when it came to domain complaints, winning more than two dozen disputes over names like gtatv.com and betagtav.com. But lately, the company has been running into trouble. The last two rulings have not gone in the company's … [Read more...]

Take-Two wins dispute for GTAtv.com domain name, GTA.tv case still pending

Take-Two wins dispute for GTAtv.com, GTA.tv case still pending

Video game company Take-Two Interactive Software, Inc. won a domain name dispute (Case No. D2013-1434) for grandtheftautovideos.com, gtaextreme.com, gtarevolution.com and gtatv.com. The decision comes shortly after Rockstar ruled out the possibility for a GTA 5 movie, but hinted at a TV show for … [Read more...]

Manhunt 3? Take-Two goes after domain name of fake snuff website it used to own [UPDATED]

Manhunt 3

Much of the buzz surrounding Take-Two has been over the recent release of Grand Theft Auto V.  What you may not know, though, is that Take-Two just filed a dispute over the domain name valiant-ent.tv (WHOIS), which used to be a fake snuff website used to promote the psychological horror video game … [Read more...]

Take-Two quickly takes control of GTAV.com domain name following complaint

Grand Theft Auto V

Well that was quick.  Just over a week ago, Take-Two filed a domain dispute against the owner of GTAV.com with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Though decisions can take up to several months to be reached, it appears the previous registrant handed over the name to Take-Two … [Read more...]

Take-Two goes after GTAV.com domain name, files dispute with WIPO [UPDATED]

Grand Theft Auto V screen

With the release of the highly-anticipated Grand Theft Auto V fast approaching, Take-Two has been aggressively going after fake beta websites like gta5betacode.com by filing complaints with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). Since the beginning of the year, the video game … [Read more...]

Microsoft takes ownership of XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domain names [UPDATED]

Xbox One

Microsoft's lawyers have officially taken ownership of the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net after filing a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) back in late May. Both domains just changed registrants to Microsoft, c/o The Richard Law Group, a law firm that often represents … [Read more...]

Complaint Denied: Nintendo loses dispute over WiiU.com domain name [UPDATED]

Wii U

In February, Nintendo of America filed a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of WiiU.com with the World Intellectual Property Organization, in what seemed like a slam dunk case for the video game company. A decision in WIPO Case Number D2013-0322 was posted to WIPO's website Saturday and … [Read more...]

Now Microsoft’s lawyers are going after Xbox1.com domain name [UPDATED]

Call of Duty Ghosts on the Xbox One

A little over a week ago, Microsoft filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net.  The company, it seems, held off on registering or acquiring any Xbox One related domains until after the announcement of its next-generation Xbox, so as … [Read more...]

Microsoft files dispute over XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net domain names

Xbox One

Microsoft has filed a complaint (Case Number 1501205) with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxOne.com and XboxOne.net. The filing appeared online today, just two days after the company announced its next-generation console the Xbox One. For months speculation, often … [Read more...]