Connecticut Federal Judge Grants Summary Judgment On Typosquatting Claim

(August 3, 2016, 10:13 AM EDT) -- HARTFORD, Conn. — Citing a lack of evidence linking two digital marketing companies with the use of various domain names featuring a deliberate misspelling of a plaintiff’s trademark, a Connecticut federal judge on July 29 dismissed allegations that the defendant that hired the companies violated the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer Protection Act (ACPA) (Edible Arrangements LLC v. Provide Commerce Inc., No. 14-250, D. Conn.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 99291).

(Decision available. Document #16-160815-006Z.)

According to U.S. Judge Vanessa L. Bryant of the District of Connecticut, even if such...
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