15 Jun '11, 2pm

Go Daddy Sued for Sending Domain Renewal Notices

Does sending renewal reminders violate patents? This isn’t meant to be a shock headline. It’s true. WhitServe LLC has filed a patent infringement lawsuit (pdf ) against GoDaddy .com based on the renewal notices it sends to customers. WhitServe says the method by which Go Daddy sends these notices and allows customers to renew their expiring domain names violates two of its patents: -US Patent 5,895,468 for System Automating Delivery Of Professional Services -US Patent 6,182,078 for System For Delivering Professional Services Over The Internet WhitServe has sued numerous other companies over the same patents. While Go Daddy itself has filed a number of patents that may seem a bit questionable, I’m not aware of any time it has tried to enforce them — except against a company that had sued it over other patents. By the way, I own PatentTroll.com and PatentTrolls.com. Further ...

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