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 STEVEN RINEHART | Virginia Internet Attorney | Website Attorney | UDRP Attorney | Domain Name Dispute Lawyer
Website and Internet Attorney
ATTORNEY BACKGROUND
Steven Rinehart 's practice focuses entirely on domain name dispute, Internet law, and enforcement of intellectual property (IP) rights.  Steve is licensed to proactice law before the Commonwealth of Virginia, the State of Utah, and the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).  Steve has handled hundreds of domain name disputes, including in rem ACPA lawsuits in the Eastern District of Virginia US District Court, UDRP disputes before both WIPO (the World Intellectual Property Organization), the NAF (National Arbitration Forum), and the Czech Arbitration Court (CAC), and trademark disputes before federal courts across the US, and contract disputes for the sale of domain names.  If you are a trademark owner or a domainer involved is a dispute over rights to the registration of a gTLD or ccTLD (a generic top-level domain such as '.com', '.info', '.org' or a country code domain such as '.ca' or '.co.uk'), Steve can help you protect your intellectual property rights no matter where in the world you reside.  Steve attempts to provide all of his clients with cost-effective, expedious representation. 
CONTACT INFORMATION
BAR ADMISSIONS
 Office:      888-941-9933  
 Mobile:     801-347-5173      Virginia State Bar No.    81,738
 Fax:          801-665-1292  
 Address:   500 Montgomery Street      Utah State Bar No.         11,494
                  Alexandria, VA 22314  
 Email:       steve@websiteattorneys.com      USPTO Reg. No.             61,403
 V-Card:     HERE
 
EDUCATION
RECENT PUBLICATIONS
RECENT UDRP VICTORIES
 Brigham Young University (BYU):            2000 Bucking Small Claims Courts, UTAH BAR J. 32, 33–34 (Sep. 4, 2010) (quoted by the Supreme Court in Allen v. Moyer, 2011 UT 44). boss.combullex.comfpscheats.comfbomb.com;
 English / Computer Science   ukhouseclearances.comgraduateschool.com;

Chinese Intellectual Property Chaos - November 2010 bitzip.com; bitzip.orgspudos.commia.com;
 University of Utah:                                      2003
pass-guarantee.comroyalnissan.comezq.com;
 College of Law REPORTED DECISIONS lawspeak.comfrankrisalvato.comresumepro.com;


digitalaccesspass.comhouseofflags.com;
 FAA Flight Education:                                 2004 Robertson Marine v. I4 Solutions, Case No. 20080962-CA, trijiconrilescopes.comtrijiconstore.comelitefts.com
 Private Pilot Filed January 22, 2010, 2010 UT App 9 (represented Apellant petpeoplesplace.comclimacab.comfpsrussia.com;

in seeking review of trial court's non-award of attorney fees to purepostcards.comjonahhunt.com; wiiu.com

prevailing party/client). Audio of oral argument: HERE phaseeight.comteraflex.comtinyprint.com;
    theedenclubfraud.comacecapital.com;
    kendrickmoxon.com;  excellencechocolate.com;
    greatwallchinamarathon.combroadbandvoice.com;
REPRESENTATIVE CASES
RECENT FEDERAL LITIGATION RECENT COURT-ORDERED ACPA TRANSFER ORDERS
*  Amiri v. TruckMaster Logistic Systems, Case No. 2:09-CV-374, Filed May 1, 2009 (With Rinehart representing Defendant in cybersquatting case, case settled with a cash payment from Plaintiff to Defendant and transfer from Plaintiff to Defendant of a disputed Internet domain name).
 
*  Fashion Career Center, Inc. v. Apple Computer, Inc., Vurgood, et al., Case No. 2:10-CV-195, Filed May 1, 2009 (Representing Plaintiff in IP infringement action, case settled for a cash and a permanent injunction in favor of Plaintiff).
 
*  Universal Trim Supply v. K&K Trading, Case No. 2:09-CV-18, Filed (IP infringement case pending).
 
*  RentMaster, Inc. v. , Case No. 2:10-CV-319, Filed March 1, 2010 (Cybersquatting case pending).
 
*  Phiten Co., Ltd., v. The Dugout, Case No., Filed (Case settled in client's favor, permanent injunction entered).
 
*  Bullex System, Inc. v. Jin Hao Young, Case No., Filed (Cybersquatting case pending).

* Order Transfering ezq.com (after winning ex parte TRO in federal court forcing VeriSign to strip this three-letter domain from its Chinese registrant and deliver to represented California corp); 

* Order Transfering ksoftware.com (aftering winning federal court transfer order in Virginia stripping this domain from its Caribbean registrant for Kentucky corp); 

*Order Transfering truckmaster.com (after winning domain in settlement during ACPA federal case after removing from state court and after UDRP loss); 

*Order Transfering bullex.com (after winning federal transfer order stripping this domain from its Korean registrant for New York corp); 

*Order Transfering websitelawyer.com (a rare case invovling state jurisdiction in which a state court ordered VeriSign to seize and change domain registration from the Cayman Islands);