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    Falwell transcends Virginia jurisdiction | Log in/Create an Account | Top | 2 comments | Search Discussion
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    If Jerry Falwell had a brain ...
    by dmehus on Wednesday March 05 2003, @04:02PM (#11270)
    User #3626 Info | http://doug.mehus.info/
    If Jerry Falwell had a brain, he would have filed a Complaint with the World Intellectual Property Organization ("WIPO") [wipo.int], and most certainly would have won. The arbitration would have ruled the Registrant, Gary Cohn, registered the domain names in bad faith because his name is not Jerry Falwell. Instead though, the real Jerry Falwell did the stupid thing and tried to go to state court first. I am not a lawyer, but it doesn't take a lawyer to realize that a state court would have no jurisdiction over a domain name registered by someone in a separate state!Doug Mehus http://doug.mehus.info/ [mehus.info]
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    Re:If Jerry Falwell had a brain ...
    by Anonymous on Wednesday March 05 2003, @08:09PM (#11271)
    Jerry Falwell did in fact file a complaint with WIPO under the UDRP which was rejected by the arbitrator. --Anion
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