Category Archives: Trademarks

Advantages of a UDRP Domain Name Proceeding

Trademark and Domain Names A business can spend a lot of time, capital, energy in building rights in a trademark and the associated goodwill with the public. It can be devastating when a third party registers a domain name and … Continue reading

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3 Key Terms of a Software License

If your company has developed software, it should create a software license prior to distribution of that software. A software license is the key instrument that defines the rights in ownership, usage, and distribution of software between the company and … Continue reading

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Trademark Protection and Control in Technology Matters

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Two Advantages of Monitoring Use of Your Trademarks

You’ve probably read about the recent dispute between Best Buy, owner of the “Geek Squad” trademarks, and Father Luke Strand of Holy Family Catholic Church, (former?) owner of a VW Beetle adorned with a “God Squad” logo. One of the … Continue reading

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Startup Myth – First Come First Served for Domain Names

Frequently I encounter businesses seeking to protect a brand name. In discussing the actions taken to date taken, owners frequently state that they have registered the domain name corresponding to the desired brand name. Frequently, they believe that their name … Continue reading

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