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This stolen domain lawsuit just got messier

First the judge questioned trademarks. Now a company says it bought one of the domains. Yoshiki Okada’s lawsuit to recover valuable domain names he says were stolen from him is getting messier. Okada filed an in rem lawsuit late last year to recover the domain names eol.com, fde.com, jol.com, nnn.com, olp.com, tang.com, wok.com, wtv.com, and […]

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Tang trips up stolen domain lawsuit

Judge questions trademark rights in stolen domain lawsuit. Victims of domain name theft frequently turn to Virginia courts to get their domain names back. It works like this: File a lawsuit under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act claiming that the thief is cybersquatting. Say that the victim has common law trademark rights in the domains […]

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Valuable three-letter .Com domains stolen

NNN.com, Wok.com among domains man claims were stolen. A Japanese man alleges that valuable domain names were stolen from his registrar account and transferred to another registrar. These aren’t run-of-the-mill three-letter domains, either. Among the domains he says are stolen include nnn.com and wok.com. Yoshiki Okada filed (pdf) the in rem action in U.S. Federal […]

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Lawsuit filed to recover 6-digit domain names

Complaint alleges that five domain names were stolen. A person in China has filed a lawsuit in an effort to recover domain names they allege were stolen from their domain name registrar account. Xiaomei Chen filed the in rem action against the domain names 789365.com, 402013.com, 402014.com, 402015.com, and vip999365.com. It also names Lin Bing […]

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