Acorn.TV Battle Moves to the Courts
Acorn.TV Battle Moves to the Courts Thursday, September 29th, 2011 Parties to litigate over Acorn.tv ownership. Earlier this month I wrote about a very poor UDRP decision for Acorn.tv. The registrant lost the case. I later talked to the registrant and he informed me he was moving forward with a lawsuit against complainant Acorn Media Group. This would explain why Acorn Media Group is now suing to try to get the domain name since the UDRP transfer was halted. Right off the bat there seems to be a major problem with Acorn Media Group’s lawsuit: it filed it in its home state of Maryland. When the company filed a UDRP it agreed to handle any disputes regarding the domain name in either the registrant’s location (New York) or the registrar’s (Seattle). Intriguingly, I can’t find a single reference to the UDRP case in the lawsuit . Can you? Further Reading: WTF? Acorn.tv lost in...