Microsoft vs. MikeRoweSoft - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Never underestimate how low the lawyers will go to make their money. Or companies that have too many lawyers who don't have anything (better) to do.Quote:
Microsoft vs. MikeRoweSoft was a legal dispute between Microsoft and a Canadian Belmont high school student named Mike Rowe over the domain name "MikeRoweSoft.com". The case received international press attention following Microsoft's perceived heavy-handed approach to a 12th grade student's part time web design business
MikeRoweSoft.com now redirects to a Bing search for "mikerowesoft".
You could even have problems just for using the wrong colors lol.
In Australia, BP was unsuccessful in claiming a trade mark over the colour green(See BP Plc v Woolworths Ltd). After a long battle with Darrell Lea, Cadbury Schweppes acquired trade mark rights over five shades of the colour dark purple in relation to chocolate.
If I owned Bing.info, I would drop it like it's hot! The value is in the minus region...
I wish my name was Ai Paul now :L