Has Your Bag of Trademark Tricks Grown Larger? District Court Recognizes Novel Causes of Action in Cybersquatting Case: Microsoft Corp. v. Shah (W.D. Wash. Jan. 12, 2011)

Plaintiffs may bring novel causes of action for contributory cybersquatting and for contributory trademark dilution, according to a recent ruling from the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Washington. In so ruling, the district court refused to narrowly read the Anti-Cybersquatting Consumer...