Snapnames.com Files Suit Against Swapnames.com

According to this thread on Namepros, Swapnames.com was hit with a trademark infringement lawsuit and will be changing their domain name to Zuho.com. A link to the filing can be found here.

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  1. Yes, I know they are unrelated. My reference to “going gangster on its own brothers” means that it’s one (big) domainer going after another (small) domainer. It’s like infighting within the family and that’s not good for the industry.

  2. Also, I just saw this in the US Patent and Trademark office:

    Word Mark SWAPNAMES.COM
    Goods and Services IC 038. US 100 101 104. G & S: Telecommunications services, namely, electronic transmission of data, images and documents via computer terminals; electronic store-and-forward messaging; electronic mail services, and facsimile transmission. FIRST USE: 20061101. FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 20061101
    Standard Characters Claimed
    Mark Drawing Code (4) STANDARD CHARACTER MARK
    Serial Number 77058541
    Filing Date December 6, 2006
    Current Filing Basis 1A
    Original Filing Basis 1A
    Supplemental Register Date May 29, 2007
    Owner (APPLICANT) Al Vin, Koay INDIVIDUAL MALAYSIA 22 C&D GERBANG MIDLANDS 10250 PENANG MALAYSIA
    Attorney of Record Rod Underhill
    Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
    Register SUPPLEMENTAL
    Live/Dead Indicator LIVE

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