What obligation does a trade owner have to purchase all relevant domain names and misspellings pertaining to its trademark? If the trademark owner does not register all the variations, are they free for the taking? Who has rights to domain names pertaining to defunct businesses?
These are questions posed by a reader regarding domains in his portfolio. Altho......Full article >>>
are likely to be confused into believing that there is an affiliation between the website and that trademark owner. So again, the domain owner may face claims.
Trademark owners sometimes fail to register all variations. Many trademark owners register domain names for obvious variations of their marks, including: registering numerous top-level extensions (trademark.com, .net., .org., .i......Full article >>>
ce, even if the business appears to be defunct. A presumption arises that a trademark has been abandoned when there has been no use of it for three years, and the trademark owner has no intent to resume use.
Typically, if the business goes under and no one buys up the assets, including the trademark, then the trademark goes back into the pool of marks available for anyone else to adopt an......Full article >>>
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