No UDRP on This One, TM holder brings lawsuit instead

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    WPX Energy is suing an unknown individual for trademark infringement and related fraud.

    The Tulsa-based petroleum and natural gas exploration company filed the lawsuit Tuesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Oklahoma. The lawsuit alleges that a currently unknown defendant John Doe has violated WPX Energy’s registered trademarks and other intellectual property by creating a domain name that mimics the WPX domain name.

    WPX’s request for a temporary restraining was filed Wednesday. It states that neither, nor Domains By Proxy LLC, would provide the identity of John Doe but that WPX Energy intended to immediately issue a subpoena to Domains By Proxy LLC to ascertain the true identity of the defendant.

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