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YOU SHOULD POLICE YOUR TRADEMARKS!

You should police your trademarks! As I noted in http://www.chicagotrademarkattorney.net/acquiring-and-maintaining-a-trademark/ prior to selecting a trademark for either goods or services or, and you need to consider this, purchasing a domain name for those goods or services as that domain name … Continue reading

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NEW DOMAIN NAMES BRING NEW CHALLENGES TO PROTECTING YOUR BRAND

On Wednesday, June 13, 2012 ICANN, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers published the full list of submissions for new generic top level domains. The owners of these domains will no longer be limited to .net, .com, .org, … Continue reading

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YOUR TRADEMARK/BRAND COULD BECOME X-RATED

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) has approved the establishment of a new Internet top-level domain, e.g., .NET, .COM for sexually explicit material. This new domain is .XXX and may be used by providers of online adult … Continue reading

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PROTECTING YOUR TRADEMARK FOR YOUR NEW OLD PRODUCT FOR THE NEW ECONOMY

Reuters reported today that consumer spending rose in February for the eighth straight month, by .3%. However, prices rose .4% that same month. Probably not coincidentally, the New York Times wrote on February 25th under the title “Consumers Hold On … Continue reading

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HOW TO CHEAPLY PROTECT YOUR IDEA

In the New York Times’ “You’re the Boss” column dated February 21, 2011 subtitled “The Art of Running a Small Business” the author, David H. Freedman, wrote “Got a Great Idea? Tell Everyone!” In that column, he cites the example … Continue reading

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