Tag: Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act

Recent Trademark Cases Filed in Georgia

The following is a summary of recent trademark suits filed in the Georgia district courts:The Trade Secrets of Logistics Warehouse Solutions, Inc. (“WSI”) of Rochelle Park, New Jersey, filed suit against Platinum Circle Technologies, LLC, Platinum Circle Holdings, LLC, James Hamilton, Gregory Philman, Lamar Whitley, all of Alpharetta, […]

Travel Spike, LLC Re-Files Service Mark Infringement and Cyberpiracy Complaint in Northern District of Georgia

A service mark infringement and cyberpiracy lawsuit has reappeared on the Northern District of Georgia’s docket. The Current Lawsuit On January 30, 2013, Smyrna, Georgia-based Travel Spike, LLC (“Travel Spike”) filed a complaint (“the January 30 Complaint”) against New York City-based Travora Media, Inc. (“Travora”), asserting several counts […]

Battle for the Beltline: Atlanta Beltline Sues Andrew Realty Group Over BELTLINE domain names

On January 10, 2013, Atlanta Beltline, Inc. (“Atlanta Beltline”), a Georgia non-profit corporation, filed a complaint in the Northern District of Georgia against Andrew Realty Group, Inc., a Georgia corporation based in Sandy Springs, Georgia, and Alan Andrew (collectively, “Andrew Realty”), alleging that Andrew Realty is using domain […]

Clark Equipment Company Brings Anticybersquatting Case Involving its BOBCAT® Trademarks

Clark Equipment Company d/b/a Bobcat Company, based in West Fargo, North Dakota but stated to manage its trademark portfolio from its Atlanta corporate office (“Bobcat Company”), filed an anticybersquatting complaint in the Northern District of Georgia, asserting that Mr. Ted Corriher improperly registered domain names using Bobcat Company’s […]

Middle District of Georgia Refuses to Expand Use-Based Cyberpiracy Liability Beyond Domain Name "Registrant"

On September 24, 2012, the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Georgia issued an order dismissing a cyberpiracy claim under the Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (“ACPA”) asserted against a defendant corporation.  However, the ACPA claim against individual defendants will remain in the case, at least for the time […]