08 Jun '11, 4pm

Atlas Shrugged Movie Producers Win 1, Lose 1

Same panelist. Similar domains. Different result, even on confusing similarity. The producers of the new Atlas Shrugged Movie filed two UDRP cases with World Intellectual Property Forum for essentially the same domains: AtlasShruggedMovie.com and AtlasShruggedMovies.com. They lost the first one and won the second one. Oh, and the same panelist (Richard G. Lyon) heard both cases. And decided them within a day of each other. The facts in the cases differed slightly around the intent of the registrant and when the domains were registered, but I’m sure the movie producers are still puzzled. The first issue in both cases was that the movie producer’s lawyers screwed up, according to Lyon. Loeb & Loeb, LLP claimed that the complainant had been assigned rights to Atlas Shrugged for movies back in 1992 but provided no evidence of this. What’s interesting is that in the movieS case...

Full article: http://domainnamewire.com/2011/06/08/atlas-shrugged-movie...

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Why Movie Studios Won’t Pay For Domain Names

domainnamewire.com 09 Jun '11, 5pm

Why Movie Studios Won’t Pay For Domain Names Thursday, June 9th, 2011 Movie studios aren’t willing to pay for great domain...