Originally posted 2008-04-03 20:56:27. Republished by Blog Post Promoter

David Fish sends this along:

Vulcan Golf, LLC filed a putative class action lawsuit against Google, Inc. and other defendants, including Oversee.net, Sedo LLC, Dotster, Inc. a/k/a revenuedirect.com. The Defendants sought to have the case thrown out on a motion to dismiss. Instead, the Court allowed much of the case to proceed and ordered the parties to brief whether the case should proceed as a class action lawsuit. Vulcan Golf, LLC v. Google Inc., 2008 WL 818346 (N. D. ILL., March 20, 2008) A copy of the judge’s ruling is available here. . . .The lawsuit alleged that the defendants have engaged in a massive scheme to use deceptive domain names on the Internet to generate billions of advertising dollars at the expense of the plaintiffs.

Interesting!

By Ron Coleman

LIKELIHOOD OF CONFUSION blog author Ron Coleman is a member of Dhillon Law Group in their New York City and Montclair, New Jersey offices. He is a graduate of Northwestern University School of Law and Princeton University.

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