Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

An Indiana real estate company has sued a competitor that allegedly used Web site addresses similar to its own company name to draw consumers into the competitor's own Web site. The lawsuit will test the laws on trademark use and Internet domain names. F.C. Tucker Emge Realtors uncovered the domain names after a client allegedly mistyped the company's Web address and instead ended up on ERA First Advantage Realty's Web site, according to Tucker Emge's attorney James Johnson. Tucker Emge is suing ERA First Advantage and Associate Broker Janice Miller for injunctive relief and damages. "When an Internet customer mistyped F.C. Tucker Emge's domain name or otherwise inadvertently accesses one of the above domain names, the user was automatically directed to ERA's Internet Web site," the compla...