Whitserv says it’s coming after domain registrars for sending renewal notices
Friday, August 10th, 2012
Company claims it has patents related to sending renewal notices.
Whitserv, a company suing Go Daddy for alleged patent infringement related to sending renewal reminder notices, says it has put other domain registrars “on notice” as well.
Last year Whitserv filed suit against Go Daddy for how it sends reminder notices to renew domain names.
The company apparently got a victory related to the same patents against another company, so it just sent out a press release:
[Whitserv founder] Mr. Whitmyer stated that the Federal Circuit’s confirmation of validity and claim construction for WhitServe’s Professional Service Reminder Patents strengthens WhitServe’s position in its
pending litigation against domain registrar GoDaddy.com, Inc. for infringement of these same
patents. In addition to GoDaddy, WhitServe has put many other domain registrars on notice of
their infringement, as well as companies in the field of electronic subscriptions (Amazon, Zinio
and others) and the field of medical appointment software (RelayHealth, AthenaHealth and