Toys “R” Us, which acquired the internet domain Toys.com in 2009, files dispute for nearly two dozen domain names

Geoffrey the Giraffe

Geoffrey, LLC, the company that owns and operates Toys"R"Us has filed a domain dispute over nearly two dozen domain names with WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization.  The disputed domains, which use the "R" Us mark at the end of the web address, cover a wide variety of products and … [Read more...]

Google Inc. files domain name dispute over Google TV typo — googletg.com

Google TV

Google Inc. has filed a complaint over the domain name googletg.com with WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization.  The domain name appears to be a typo of Google's own googletv.com, which re-directs to the Google TV home page located at http://google.com/tv.   According to Compete, a … [Read more...]

Twittersearch.com turned over to Twitter, after domain dispute filed back in Dec. ’10

Twitter Search

Back in Dec. 2010, Twitter Inc. filed a case against the owner of the domain Twittersearch.com with WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization.  As TechCrunch first reported, the UDRP complaint was the first ever since the company was founded. The disputed domain is now registered to … [Read more...]

WIPO proceedings over BlackberryTablet.com suspended, domain now registered to RIM

Blackberry Playbook Tablet

Last month, Research In Motion filed a complaint with WIPO over BlackberryTablet.com, a domain name that was first registered over 1 year ago on January 24, 2010.  While details haven't been released, it appears both parties have reached a settlement.  The case has been suspended at WIPO and as … [Read more...]

Zynga goes after ZyngaGiftcards.com and ZyngaWorld.com domain names

Zynga Gift Cards

Zynga has filed two domain name complaints concerning zyngagiftcards.com and zyngaworld.com with WIPO, the World Intellectual Property Organization.  The complaints were filed today for ZyngaWorld.com and yesterday for ZyngaGiftcards.com.  Zynga's Domain Dispute Track Record Zynga has had … [Read more...]

Former OASIS star Noel Gallagher wines and dines owner of noelgallagher.com (who demanded small fortune for domain)

Noel Gallagher

The Sun has an interesting story published today about musician Noel Gallagher who split from the English band OASIS.  The artist who has become a solo artist, decided it was time to get with the times, and get online.  According to the Sun, the domain name noelgallagher.com, was registered over … [Read more...]

Research In Motion files complaint with WIPO over BlackberryTablet.com

Blackberry Tablet

Research In Motion (RIM) filed a complaint this week with WIPO over BlackberryTablet.com, ahead of the company's launch of its own tablet in early 2011. Although Research In Motion has named its tablet, Playbook, the company is going after the owner of BlackberryTablet.com who first registered … [Read more...]

Twitter files UDRP complaint against owner of domain: TwitterSearch.com

twitter search

TechCrunch is reporting that Twitter is going after the domain name Twittersearch.com, that was registered by its owner in March 2007.  Twitter launched its popular micro-blogging service a year before, in March 2006. Twitter late last week filed a UDRP complaint, notably its first ever since the … [Read more...]