Tag Archives: trademark infringement
- MGM Resorts, Fonbet battle online cybersquatters
March 16, 2017
Casino operator MGM Resorts has asked a court to shut down a cybersquatter’s MGM-branded online gambling site. Last week, MGM filed a trademark infringement suit in a Nevada federal court against the unidentified operator behind Korean-language online casino Livemgm.com. The site makes liberal use of MGM’s iconic ‘lion head’ logo...
- Las Vegas Sands win judgment against gambling sites, lose Sands China CEO
January 21, 2015
A federal court in Nevada has awarded casino operator Las Vegas Sands a $2m default judgment against online gambling operators caught infringing on Sands’ trademarks. Last June, Sands filed trademark infringement suits in Nevada against the unknown operators of 35 online domains that were making liberal and unauthorized use of...
- Las Vegas Sands sues Asian online gambling sites for trademark infringement
June 28, 2014
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands is pursuing legal action against Asian-facing online gambling sites for infringing on Sands’ trademarks. On Friday, Sands filed suit in federal court in Nevada, accusing the operators behind 35 websites/domains of the unauthorized use of the Sands logo, the Chinese characters that translate to ‘golden...
- 32Red awarded £150k in damages in William Hill trademark infringement suit
April 13, 2013
The UK High Court has awarded £150k in damages to Gibraltar-licensed online gambling outfit 32Red over its longstanding trademark dispute with UK bookies William Hill. The dispute, which dates back to 2009, stemmed from Hills’ use of the 32Vegas online casino site, a property formerly owned by Playtech and which...
- 32Red Wins Trademark Dispute with William Hill
January 21, 2011
Not content on being the largest sports betting hub in the U.K., famed punter William Hill also plans to destroy all of its competition. Yet online gambling upstart 32Red is standing up the Hill this week, winning over the court in a recent trademark dispute with the gaming giant. William...
- Split verdict in Unibet v. PMU trademark infringement dispute
December 16, 2010
The Paris Court of First Instance has issued its verdict on the trademark dispute between online gaming operator Unibet and former French horse-betting monopoly Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU). PMU had accused Unibet of violating trademarks PMU held on the names of certain betting services, specifically relating to horse betting. The...
PMU told to change their name
February 2, 2011