Arizona Law | Domain Name Law

Arizona For-Profits May Now Use .org In Domain Name

abajournal: Arizona for-profits may now use .org in domain name.  The State Bar has reconsidered its prohibition on the use, according to this article: That’s the same conclusion an Arizona ethics panel reached in reconsidering a decade-old decision, which was based on state laws prohibiting lawyers from making false statements about their services. The original…

Domain Name Law

Gripe Site Prevails in Domain Cybersquatting Case

Jacqui Cheng of Law & Disorder reports on the results of cybersquatting case where the defendant prevailed because it was a website that was critical of the trademark owner.  The article begins: “A gripe site that incorporates a company’s entire trademark into its domain is still protected under the First Amendment, a US District Judge…

Domain Name Law

Court Applies Calder Effects Test in Typosquatting Case

E-Commerce Law:  “The Plaintiff, Weather Underground, Inc. (‘Weather Underground’), is a commercial weather services that indexes information provided to it by multiple weather stations and generates revenue from subscriptions and advertisements.   The primary Defendant, Navigation Catalyst Systems, Inc. (‘NCS’), is a domain name holding company which acquires generic and descriptive domain names in bulk….

Domain Name Law

Was the Court’s Order that a Cybersquatter to Turn Over 700 Domain Names that Incorporated Names of Non-appearing Parties to a Plaintiff Proper?

Digital Media Lawyer Blog:  “In a recent ruling, a judge in the Central District of California ordered a defendant in a cybersquatting case to turn over hundreds of domain names that incorporated the names of professional athletes to the plaintiff, Toronto Raptors power forward Christopher Bosh. . . . See Bosh v. Zavala . ….