18 Apr '11, 12pm

Facebook Finally Sues Owner Of FaceBookofSex.com But Still Not XXXBook.com or XXXMatch.com

According to XBiz.com , Facebook filed suit against FriendFinder and its subsidiaries over it’s site FacebookOfSex.com, claiming it’s too similar to its own trademarked name. “In the suit filed Wednesday at U.S. District Court in San Francisco, Facebook says FacebookOfSex.com ” is a blatant attempt … to hijack Facebook’s fame for illicit financial gain.” “But FriendFinder, according to the suit, claims that it has problems with Facebook’s use of the term “friend finder,” which it also has trademarks for.” “[FriendFinder and its subsidiaries, including Traffic Cat and Various Inc.] have tried to use the purported ‘FriendFinder’ mark as leverage in negotiations, asserting that Facebook must address [FriendFinder's] concerns before they will address Facebook’s trademark claims,” Facebook attorneys say.” “Facebook’s use of ‘friend finder; amounts to descriptive fair use and do...

Full article: http://www.thedomains.com/2011/04/18/facebook-finally-sue...

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