Home > News > Clips4Sale Picks Up Lips4Sale in Cybersquatting Case • Bookmark   • Newsletters   • Register Search Options


Clips4Sale Picks Up Lips4Sale in Cybersquatting Case

Clips4Sale Picks Up Lips4Sale in Cybersquatting Case
Get XBIZ News
Jun 2, 2015 2:12 PM PDT    Text size: 

PHILADELPHIA — An arbitrator on Monday ordered the domain name Lips4Sale.com transferred to the company that owns Clips4Sale.com, which alleged the domain is confusingly similar to its own, was registered in bad faith and that its operator has no rights to it.

Clips4Sale.com, which offers millions of fetish and amateur porn video clips, won the case after presenting a key facet of its complaint — that Transcom Ltd., the company that purchased and exploited the Lips4Sale.com domain, merely deleted the letter “c” from the beginning of the word “clips” in the domain name.

Transcom’s “confusingly similar variation” of the Clips4Sale mark owned by Wiluna Holdings LLC “is a blatant attempt to trade on the goodwill” established by it, the complaint against Lips4Sale.com said.

“Consumers or potential consumers of Wiluna’s services or media, when searching the Internet, will be directed to respondent’s infringing domain name, and then redirected to related websites containing adult entertainment media and content in direct competition with services offered by complainant under the Clips4Sale marks,” the suit said. “However, respondent has no connection or affiliation with Wiluna and does not have a license or consent, express or implied, to use the Clips4Sale mark in a domain name or in any other manner.”

Lips4Sale.com’s operator, according to the complaint, has been redirecting the domain name to other websites featuring adult entertainment media, such as AdultVideos.com.

Transcom did not respond to Wiluna’s arbitration claim filed with the National Arbitration Forum, whose dispute resolution judge concluded that relief should be granted and that Lips4Sale.com be transferred.

More ways to get XBIZ News:  RSS Feeds  |  E-Newsletters  |  Desktop Widget  |  Mobile
Looking for porn star news and behind-the-scene videos? Check out XFANZ.com !


Pleasure Product Manufacturers Talk Global Strategies for Success

From branding to shipping, companies with international reach talk to XBIZ about how to appeal to consumers worldwide. At LELO, trade marketing manager Zabrina Law says there is not a lot of variation... More »

E.U. Sex Toy Brands Bolster U.S. Market With Innovation

Europeans are living the American dream. Five weeks of paid vacation, government-funded medicine and education, and a healthier approach to sexual wellness are commonplace for our cousins across the ocean.... More »

2016 Focus on Europe: Ad Networks

If there’s one thing that every internet-based business needs, it’s traffic — that flow of visitors that drives ecommerce, education, social interaction and more. Today, that traffic... More »
Stay informed of the latest industry developments. Get XBIZ newsletters delivered to your inbox. Subscribe today!
Enter email address:

* To manage existing subscriptions click here.

Submit your press release to
multiple news outlets with 1 click.
Subscribe to RSS news feeds or
add free content to your website.
Access XBIZ news and articles
with your mobile device.
Access the latest issues of the industry's leading trade publications in digital form. View online or download for offline viewing.



Nov 04 - Nov 06
Edison, New Jersey

2016 Inked Awards

Nov 05 - Nov 05
Edison, New Jersey

XBIZ 2017

Jan 09 - Jan 13
Hollywood, CA

XBIZ Awards 2017

Jan 12 - Jan 12
Los Angeles, CA
Everyday thousands of business professionals browse XBIZ's industry directory for quality products and services. Not listed yet? Your company could be losing potential new business. Submit your company today!
Use XBIZ RSS feeds to stay informed of the latest industry developments or as a content syndication tool for your website!