Web Registry In Contempt Over Failure To Bar Faux Sites

Law360, New York (June 14, 2011, 3:53 PM EDT) -- A New York federal judge on Monday found Public Interest Registry, the registry for Internet domain names ending in dot org, in contempt for failing to disable domains used by counterfeiters of North Face Apparel Corp. and Polo Ralph Lauren Corp. products.

However, U.S. District Judge Alvin K. Hellerstein also stayed the effect of the contempt order for 10 days to allow Public Interest Registry an opportunity either to disable the domain names that infringe North Face and Polo trademarks or to seek a stay of...
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