Dell Inc. Sues Web Designer Named Paul Dell
February 18, 2006 2:37 AM
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The computer company allegedly offered to purchase the site from Mr. Dell several years ago, but the deal was never completed
Paul Dell, owner of DellWebSites.com, an online web site design service, is
being targeted by the online PC vendor Dell
. Dell is allegedly committing "an act of parasitism" and creates "a risk of confusion" for consumers, according to Dell attorneys. Dell is being sued for $120,000 in damages to Dell America, $60,000 to Dell France, each remaining Dell company $48,000 and $600 for each time the word Dell is used on his web site.
(Paul) Dell is going to fight the charges in court, but it is obvious that his legal battle with the company will most likely be shortlived. Several years ago a similar case occurred when Mike Rowe was served cease and desist letters for
We have been informed that the computer company Dell never made an offer to purchase the domain from Paul Dell.
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Am I going to get Sued Too?
2/18/2006 1:46:38 PM
This is totally outrageous! dellwebsites.com has a page rank of 4, it takes frickin ages to accomplish that. Dell can f*!£ off. Does this also mean that Caddell.com is in trouble? What is the difference I ask????? If you want a Dell computer you go to Dell.com simple, everybody knows how to get to Dell's website it's not like this guy is stealing from them. I would not assume that dellwebsites.com is in any way related to Dell.com. If Dell really wanted to protect their name then they should have purchased every damn incarnation of the Dell as part of a url. Let's start with Dellsite.com, delluser.com and finish with dellsucks.com. I'm buying ACER from now on. Dell YOU STINK!!!!!!
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