Twitter is going after another typo domain: Twittter.com (with an extra ‘t’)

The dispute submitted by Twitter Inc over the typo domain Twittter.com (with an extra 't'), comes on the heels of Twitter's win this month in a similar complaint against the typo domain Twiter.com. WIPO Case D2011-1973 was filed this week with the World Intellectual Property Organization. In … [Read more...]

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

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...]

CharlieSheen.com — The case of celebrity domain names and legal disputes

The Charlie Sheen drama that has been all over the media, no doubt, is creating interest online, which naturally means that people are typing in the web address, charliesheen.com, on the internet.  In January 2011, the same month Charlie Sheen was taken to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center by paramedics, … [Read more...]

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

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

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 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...]

With SocialEngine.net earning $1,000,000 per year, company goes after .com at WIPO

After meeting as high school students in 2002, Alex Benzer and Charlotte Genevier, co-founders of Webligo developed and launched Social Engine in 2007.  The product is described as a social-network-in-a-box, a white label social networking application that is growing and now earns nearly $1MM/year … [Read more...]

Research In Motion files complaint with WIPO over BlackberryTablet.com

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

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...]

Dutch Boyd, WSOP Bracelet Winner, Part-Time Domainer, Developing his Category-Killer Poker Domain Name Portfolio

Professional Poker player Dutch Boyd made Poker news when he won a WSOP Bracelet, and made Domain news last year when the owners of PokerHost.com unsuccessfully tried to take his domain name PokerHost.net through WIPO.  Not only is he the second youngest law school graduate ever, a Pro Poker … [Read more...]