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Google and Rosetta Stone settle AdWords trademark infringement suit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • October 31 2012

Six months after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s dismissal of Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement lawsuit against Google, the parties issued a joint statement today announcing that they have settled their legal dispute


International organizations join the opposition to ICANN’s new gTLD program
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • December 20 2011

ICANN will start accepting applications for new gTLDs on January 12, 2012


Second application window for new gTLDs “reaffirmed” by ICANN
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • February 13 2012

Last week, during a special meeting of the ICANN Board of Directors, the ICANN Board approved a resolution that contained a “reaffirmation” that ICANN will open a second application window for the gTLD program “as expeditiously as possible.”


Yahoo! wins $610 million trademark infringement and CAN-SPAM award over Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud suit
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 15 2011

This week, Yahoo! won a $610 million default judgment in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York in a case involving the infamous Nigerian Advance Fee Fraud perpetrated through the Defendants’ infringing use of Yahoo!’s trademarks and spam


gTLD launch: an update on the TAS interruption
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • May 16 2012

As previously posted, ICANN’s TLD application system (“TAS”) has been plagued by a “technical glitch ” that has caused the online application system for new generic top level domains (gTLDs) to be taken offline in order to protect the confidential information of the applicants


Using online shame as a defense to a trademark infringement claim may not alway be effective
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • February 27 2012

The Wall Street Journal had a piece recently about how the recipients of trademark infringement cease and desist letters are increasingly using ”online shame” to gain leverage in disputes with trademark owners


GTLD batching update: digital archery services available at a price
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • May 11 2012

As ICANN struggles to get its application system back online, companies have begun lining up to make a profit off of the peculiarities of the application process itself


Fourth Circuit resurrects Rosetta Stone’s challenge to Google’s AdWords program
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • April 11 2012

On Monday, the Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit reversed the district court’s decision ending Rosetta Stone’s trademark infringement case against Google


The batching games: ICANN's plan to process new gTLD applications
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • April 5 2012

On March 29, 2012, the user registration window closed for anyone planning to apply for a new generic top level domain (gTLD


Pre-register your .xxx domain names now
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 15 2011

Although .xxx domain names will not become generally available to the public until December 6, 2011, many registrars are offering pre-registration of these domain names now