Judge rips apart cybersquatting lawsuit.
Want to see what it’s like when someone brings a weak cybersquatting case in front of a judge?
Domain Name Wire has obtained the transcript from a hearing over a motion for preliminary injunction in the WorkBetter.com case.
Office Space Solutions, run by Harsh Mehta, is starting a new business called Work Better. It tried to buy WorkBetter.com from Jason Kneen, who registered the domain name in 1999, last year. Metha then filed a trademark application. Once it was granted, he sued Kneen to get the domain name.
Office Space Solutions also sought a temporary restraining order to prevent Kneen from transferring WorkBetter.com from eNom.
Judge Lewis Kaplan heard arguments for the injunction in court last week. He smelled a bad case from the beginning, and he let the plaintiff’s attorney John Bostany know it. Kaplan started cutting Bostany off before he finished his second sentence in arguments. Click here to continue reading…