29 May '13, 5pm

Company sues for cybersquatting, and it’s kind of interesting

Company sues NamingRights.com, and it’s kind of interesting Wednesday, May 29th, 2013 I haven’t heard the name Backslap Domains in a while. Greek Island Labs, a company that sells cosmetic products, has sued NamingRights.com and Backslap Domains for cybersquatting* over the domain name Adonia.com (pdf ). Greek Island Labs sells products under the Adonia name, and says it has done so since 2008. Adonia is the name of an ancient festival, so on the face of it the domain is generic. Of course, that hasn’t stopped companies from filing cybersquatting lawsuits before. But what caught my eye in this case is NamingRights.com and Backslap domains. I haven’t heard the name Backslap in a while, as this is/was Sahar Sarid’s domain registrar. I have actually never heard of NamingRights.com, despite it being on the web since at least 2010. Much of the inventory on NamingRights.com appe...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2013/05/29/company-sues-namingr...

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