Microsoft files new cybersquatting charges

By November 27, 2008 ENUM No Comments

Microsoft logoMicrosoft has charged a Florida company with cybersquatting in a new lawsuit filed Wednesday reports IDG. In the lawsuit, Microsoft listed 23 domain names that it says are registered to Domain Investments and contain Microsoft trademarks or intentional misspellings of such names.

The domain names, all appearing to be cases of typosquatting, include windoesmobile.com, wwwhotmajl.com, microsoft-games.com and zunedrivers.com. Many of the sites include advertising for various products and services.

Microsoft has asked to be awarded the defendants’ profits from the sites plus damages to be determined at trial, or up to US$100,000 per domain name as well as an injunction against Domain Investments from infringing on Microsoft’s trademarks and from registering any additional URLs that contain Microsoft trademarks or misspellings of them.

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