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This case involves pornography websites that have the term “porn tube” in their domain name. Plaintiff is a Seychelles company. Defendant is a Cyprus company. So of course the lawsuit lands in Oregon. Expect jurisdictional challenges before this case ever gets to the merits of the alleged “reverse domain name hijacking.”

Court Case Number: 3:13-cv-01045-SI
File Date: Friday, June 21, 2013
Plaintiff: Calista Enterprises Ltd.
Plaintiff Counsel: Thomas Freedman, Jr. of Pearl Law LLC
Defendant: Tenza Trading Ltd.
Cause: Anticybersquatting Consumer Protection Act, Declaration of Non-Infringement of Trademark, Declaration of No Unfair Competition, Cancellation of Trademark Registration
Court: District of Oregon
Judge: Judge Michael H. Simon