District Court Denies Motion to Dismiss on Reverse Domain Name Hijacking Claim

The Technology & Marketing Blog describes SkyVenture investor Marc Lurie’s reverse domain name hijacking claim against AirFX.com in Arizona Federal District Court. Lurie retained the Randazza Legal Group to assist him with his claim after he lost the domain name AirFX.com to AirFX LLC. The Arizona Federal Court recently declined the Defendants’ Motion to Dismiss:

The court declines to dismiss Lurie’s reverse hijacking claim. As the court notes, a reverse hijacking claim was provided in the statute to address the situation where a trademark owner “overreaches” when exercising the trademark owner’s ACPA rights.

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