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Nintendo has failed to acquire WiiU.com, which matches that of Nintendo’s latest console.

The company filed a cybersquatting complaint against the owner of the domain to the World Intellectual Property Organization. Surprisingly enough, the company has lost. A decision in WIPO Case Number D2013-0322 was posted to WIPO’s website Saturday.



I suggest they should buy it from the owner instead of trying to acquire using the court



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Link to the case at WIPO
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The domain was registered in 2004, I believe. No way that can be considered cybersquatting.
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The domain was registered in 2004, I believe. No way that can be considered cybersquatting.
Yeah , Microsoft is trying to the same with Uk resident who owns Xboxone.net and Xboxone.com http://www.joystiq.com/2013/05/25/microsoft-files-to-claim-xboxone-com-net-from-uk-resident/
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I suggest they should buy it from the owner instead of trying to acquire using the court

The owner usually demands a multimillionaire sum, that's why they go straight to the court.
   
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The owner usually demands a multimillionaire sum, that's why they go straight to the court.
Hmm i see. well it seems it is the only way to acquire those domains then
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