Exxon Seeks Injunction Against Web Domain Buyer

Law360, New York (May 9, 2007, 12:00 AM EDT) -- ExxonMobil Corp. claims that it is the latest victim of a habitual Internet domain name trademark infringer, which allegedly is profiting from the oil giant’s XOM trademark and confusing its employees by running a Web site with a domain name similar to the company’s pension plan site.

ExxonMobil filed a suit Monday against Texas International Property Associates, claiming that the company is running the site www.xomsavingscsplans.com with the “bad faith intent to profit from ExxonMobil’s marks.”

“Defendant has diverted consumers to the infringing domain name for...
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