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    Default Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

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    Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name
    BY ANDREW ALLEMANN — JULY 8, 2019


    Estate owns domain name two years after entering into a settlement agreement with popcorn seller.

    The estate of Michael Jackson now owns KingOfPop.com after a legal battle.

    It sued Gourmet Gift Baskets in 2016, alleging that the company’s use of KingOfPop.com for a website selling popcorn infringed on the late musician’s famous moniker.

    According to court records, the two parties settled in 2017. But Jackson’s estate just got control of the domain name in recent days.

    This suggests that the confidential settlement had about a two year transition period to allow Gourmet Gift Baskets to transition its use of the domain. The domain resolved to its former website until about the middle of 2018, at which point it began forwarding to gourmetgiftbaskets.com/popcorn.

    Changing a site’s domain name is hard; changing an entire brand is even more challenging.

    KingOfPop.com now forwards to MichaelJackson.com
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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    So what does this all mean?

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    Quote Originally Posted by 8701girl View Post
    So what does this all mean?
    means we're never getting that Michael Jackson X Popcorn promotion

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    Why should the Estate own that term? If it was given by the public to Michael then it's a little odd they should claim ownership of it as a trademark or whatever.

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexmega30 View Post
    means we're never getting that Michael Jackson X Popcorn promotion
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    Quote Originally Posted by 8701girl View Post
    So what does this all mean?
    It means no one else can snatch the domain name up and use it for nefarious purposes. *side-eyes mjfacts*
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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    Great, now release a daggone demo for us

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexmega30 View Post
    means we're never getting that Michael Jackson X Popcorn promotion
    damn it lol

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    Quote Originally Posted by alexmega30 View Post
    means we're never getting that Michael Jackson X Popcorn promotion
    That would of been nice.



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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    So that means KingofPop is official Michael trademark? if so then wow.



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    Quote Originally Posted by NatureCriminal7896 View Post
    So that means KingofPop is official Michael trademark? if so then wow.
    i know right

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    Rightly so. Rightly won.
    Pfff popcorn company , riddiclous cheek trying to claim it

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    Default Re: Michael Jackson estate gets KingOfPop.com domain name

    Well one of Michael favorite foods was popcorn. so....????



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    If this true then Congratulations Michael. proud and happy for you.



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