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Domain dispute over Blizzard.tv withdrawn, does Blizzard Entertainment have something in store?

This week, the dispute over the Blizzard.tv name (Case Number: 1528644) was withdrawn after being filed with the National Arbitration Forum back in early November.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...]

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...]

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...]

Microsoft Corporation wins dispute for Xbox Gold domain name

Battlefield 4 Xbox Gold

A single-member panel with the National Arbitration Forum has ordered the domain Xbox-Gold.com be transferred to Microsoft.  Microsoft continues to grow its portfolio of "Xbox Gold" domains, having privately acquired or registered several related names including XboxGold.com. The company recently … [Read more...]

Microsoft takes ownership of XboxGold.org domain as rumored reveal date nears

Xbox Gold Concept Art

In no surprise, Microsoft has taken ownership of the domain XboxGold.org, weeks after filing a complaint (Case Number: 1483759) with the National Arbitration Forum. While no official ruling has been announced online, the name was transferred to Microsoft this week, according to WHOIS … [Read more...]

Next-generation Xbox may be called Xbox Gold, according to recent domain activity [UPDATED]

Destiny Concept Art

As we get closer to Microsoft revealing its next-generation Xbox console, there will be a lot more talk about the name. Over the years, people have been suggesting possible names like the Xbox 720, Xbox Infinity, Xbox 8, Xbox Next, and the list goes on and on. Given all the information already … [Read more...]

Blizzard Entertainment takes ownership of mysterious Heroes of Warcraft domain

Heroes of Warcraft

Blizzard Entertainment has taken ownership of the domain HeroesofWarcraft.com. Back in November 2012, the gaming company filed a complaint with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) against the owner, setting off speculation about the company's future plans and rumblings that Warcraft IV might be … [Read more...]

Microsoft disputes XboxFitness.com, files European Community trademark [UPDATED]

Xbox Fitness

Microsoft has filed a complaint (Case Number 1473274) with the National Arbitration Forum (NAF) over the domain names XboxFitness.com and XboxFitness.net. So, is this domain dispute nothing more than the company trying to protect its intellectual property?  Or, could Microsoft be looking to … [Read more...]

Warcraft IV? Blizzard Entertainment files complaint over HeroesofWarcraft.com

Heroes of Warcraft

Over the past year, Blizzard Entertainment has made a number of domain acquisitions including StarCraft.com, nearly 15 years after the game's first release.  The company also registered the name WarcraftBattles.com just last month for unknown reasons. Now, Blizzard Entertainment is attempting to … [Read more...]