I accidentally typed minecraft.com instead of minecraft.net and got to the web page for a real mining company called MineCraft Consulting. I wonder if that's considered a trademark violation, by using the same name?
Looking at the domain whois data, the minecraft.com domain was created back in 2003, so it is definitely older than Mojang's Minecraft. I doubt there is any trademark issue, since those trademarks are almost certainly assigned to different classification categories and they probably don't have any risk of confusion between uses of the two trademarks.
I'm no lawyer, but I do not believe that's a trademark violation. If it is, it would likely be classified as a frivolous lawsuit (if they were to sue) and it wouldn't even go to court. If there is one thing I know about law, it's that a lawsuit can actually be denied, even if it is valid, for being just utter nonsense and stupid. Also, the full name of the company is "Minecraft Consulting PTY LTD". The company is registered as an LTD, and this Minecraft is owned by Mojang. So if they were to sue for a trademark violation, well, they really couldn't I suppose. Here's the company's registration ACN if anyone wants to do further research, ACN 064 974 965
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