Yet another company called Bespoke wants to get Bespoke.com without paying for it.When Garth Piesse paid $18,805 to acquire the domain name Bespoke.com in an expired domain name auction in 2014, I bet he didn’t expect to be hit with a couple cybersquatting complaints.
But he has.
Plaintiff Bespoke LLC markets custom tours in New Orleans. It was created in 2013.
It claims that Piesse is cybersquatting by holding the generic and dictionary domain name Bespoke.com.
From what I can tell in the lawsuit, it appears that the Louisiana company inquired through a Uniregistry Market landing page about buying the domain name. Piesse responded with an $8.5 million asking price.
The Louisiana company’s lawsuit claims: Click here to continue reading…