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Cyberspace Headline Intellectual Property Trademarks

Prepare For Trademark Infringement With New Top-Level Domains

Generic top-level domains (gTLDs) include .com, .net, .org, .edu, and other variations in what is considered to be the back-end of a domain name.  In 2000, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) introduced .aero, .biz, .coop, .inof, .museum, .name, and .pro.  Then, in 2005, .cat, .jobs, .mobi, .tel, and .travel were added […]

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Cyberspace Headline Intellectual Property Trademarks

Coventry First Files Twittersquatting Lawsuit, Probably Won’t Win

Ever since domain names have been open for public registration, domain owners have been guilty of cybersquatting on other peoples’/companies names.  Some cybersquatting cases are more clear than others.  If I register the domain name BurgerKing.com, it is unlikely that I can defend it by showing a legitimate use for owning the URL.  However, if […]