Pinterest gets more than 7 million dollars after a judgement against a cybersquatter

business-dreyfus-81-150x150On September 30, 2013, a judge awarded Pinterest 7.2 million dollars in damages and legal fees against a Chinese cybersquatter.


Qian Jin had bought more than 100 domain names including, and and was using them as domain parking.


The judge proclaimed that the infringement was “willful and serial” and stated that “there is no indication of good faith mistake or excusable neglect justifying defendant’s failure to respond or otherwise defend against plaintiff’s allegations”.


Pinterest also took possession of the domain names.