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X6D Limited Found To Have Engaged In Reverse Domain Name Hijacking

Reverse Domain Name Hijacking (RDNH), also known as reverse cybersquatting, is similar to trademark bullying.  Both tactics involve the trademark owner using his trademark rights to unjustly interfere with another’s rights.  With trademark bullying, a trademark owner uses his trademark rights to harass and intimidate another beyond what the law might be reasonably interpreted to […]

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Gucci Gains Over Twenty Domains In UDRP Hearing

Guccio Gucci founded the Italian fashion and leather goods label Gucci in Florence in 1921.  Since then, it has become a very fashionable and profitable brand throughout the world.  The brand holds many registrations for the trademark GUCCI throughout the world.  It was not pleased to find out that someone had registered multiple domain names that […]

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The NFL Cares About Who Wins The Souper Bowl

Trademark bullying watch!  My first post on trademark bullying discussed the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office’s (USPTO) interest in eliciting suggestions to address these problematic litigation tactics.  Legit claims are one thing; trademark bullying ties up the courts, costs people money that would be better spent on innovation, and takes up unnecessary time litigating. My […]

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Trademark Awarded To Apple For “There’s An App For That”

I hope that you have not yet grown completely tired of hearing “There’s an App for That” during breaks of your favorite television shows, because in all likelihood, you are going to continue to hear it in Apple advertisements.  And don’t think that you are clever by copying the slogan for use in selling your […]

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The Gap Having All Sorts Of Problems

Solid blue background with thin all caps white block letters that spell the word “GAP”.  That’s the logo that has been associated with the American clothing and accessories retailer for as long as I can remember.  But earlier this month, the company decided that it was time for a change of branding.  A new logo […]