Chip Rosenthal registered unicom.com in 1990. Unicom Systems made several offers to by the domain starting in 1998. In December 2001, they sued in US District Court in California on several charges including cyberpiracy, unfair competition, and infringement of their trademark registered in 1997.
Chip Rosenthal Wins Unicom Domain Name Case
Article about dismissal for jurisdiction in the case. News and discussion forum. [Slashdot]
News and documentation of Chip Rosenthal's legal fight to prevent Unicom Systems from seizing Unicom.com, which he has operated since 1990.
Domain Litigation Dismissed
Unicom Systems sued Austin businessman Chip Rosenthal for trademark infringement over his long-time domain unicom.com. The suit was dismissed by a California court for having been filed in an inappropriate jurisdiction. [Austin Business Journal] (February 14, 2002)
Veteran unicom.com Owner Sued by Firm with New Unicom Trademark
News that Unicom is attempting to commandeer unicom.com from Chip Rosenthal, who has operated it since before the WWW existed. [Politech] (January 05, 2002)
Last update:January 18, 2012 at 13:02:28 UTC