Close

Member Login

Logging In
Invalid username or password.
Incorrect Login. Please try again.

not a member? sign-up now!

Signing up could earn you gear and it helps to keep offensive content off of our site.

PRINT DIGITAL

Olympic Committees Sue Cybersquatters

Olympic Committees Sue Cybersquatters

Advice
By the SAM Resort News
posted: 01/01/2000

Salt Lake City, UT, July 13, 2000--The Salt Lake Organizing Committee for the 2002 winter games (SLOC) announced today it has joined with the International Olympic Committee and the United States Olympic Committee in suing cybersquatters who have registered more than 1,800 Internet domain names that infringe on the Olympic trademark.

The suit, filed in U.S. Federal Court, goes after individuals who reside outside the U.S. and registered domain names using the words Olympic or Olympiad, foreign equivalents or simulations.

"Cybersquatters who create false association with Olympic marks infringe on the rights of others," said Mitt Romney, SLOC president and CEO. "SLOC is protecting the interests of the athletes and our sponsors as well as the Olympic brand."

The lawsuit looks to either revoke domain names or transfer them to the three claimants. And, according to the charges, the unauthorized sites are associated with activity ranging from claiming to sell Olympic Games tickets to providing pornographic services.

reviews of Olympic Committees Sue Cybersquatters
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly.
  • No HTML tags allowed

More information about formatting options

Type the characters you see in this picture. (verify using audio)
Type the characters you see in the picture above; if you can't read them, submit the form and a new image will be generated. Not case sensitive.
All submitted comments are subject to the license terms set forth in our Privacy Policy and Terms of Use
Google+