10 May 2013

Facebook wins

Courthouse News Service: " . . . Facebook had sued eight companies - including Cleanser Products, Counter Balance Enterprises and Intercontinental Domain - and four individuals for trademark infringement and breach of the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA), in 2011. The social networking giant sought injunctive relief that would give it control over numerous domain names that allegedly infringed on its marks, established in 2004. Looking at the 11 defendants that failed to formally appear in the action, U.S. District Judge Kandis Westmore recommended Wednesday that they turn over more than 100 domains and pay $2.8 million in damages. . . ." (read more at link above)

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