Judge Nixes UBid Cybersquatting Suit V. Go Daddy

Law360, New York (November 6, 2009, 3:19 PM EST) -- A federal judge has dismissed a suit brought by auction Web site uBid Inc. that accused domain provider The Go Daddy Group Inc. of violating a cybersquatting law by allowing URLs registered by third parties containing uBid's trademarked name to appear on Go Daddy sites.

Judge Charles P. Kocoras of the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois ruled Thursday that uBid had failed to show that Arizona-based Go Daddy had enough of a presence in Illinois to subject it to general or specific...
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