Rush Limbaugh’s estate sues former contractor, alleges cybersquatting and domain theft


Estate claims former technology contractor is cybersquatting and infringing its marks. screenshot. Rush Limbaugh’s estate is suing the creator of the site.

Rush H. Limbaugh III Estate has sued (pdf) The Rush Legacy, Inc., Smschaef, LLC, and the latter’s principal Scott Schaefer. The estate alleges that the defendants are infringing its marks, cybersquatting, and have misappropriated some domain names affiliated with Limbaugh.

The defendants run a site at which offers paid content and Rush-related NFTs. (Limbaugh’s production company was called Excellence In Broadcasting Radio Network, or EIB.)

Schaefer was previously a technology contractor to Limbaugh. In that role, he registered and, which were used for email services for Limbaugh. The estate claims that Schaefer has incorrectly taken control of these domains. In a UDRP proceeding, Schaefer argued that these domains were never Limbaugh’s. That UDRP was terminated because of the legal proceedings.

The lawsuit also claims that the defendants are cybersquatting with their registrations of,, and

The estate is also suing for unauthorized use of Limbaugh’s name and likeness, trademark infringement, and false designation of origin.


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