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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


WIPO named exclusive arbitrator of “legal rights objections” for new gTLD program
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • February 29 2012

ICANN has recently appointed the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) to be the exclusive provider of dispute resolution services when a third party files a formal “Legal Rights Objection” or “LRO” to a pending application under the new gTLD program


Do you want your name to be part of a new .xxx domain? What trademark owners need to know
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global, USA
  • May 9 2011

There is a great deal of controversy and debate among brand owners about how to deal with the issuance of new top-level domains (TLD) by the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN


Act now to prevent use of your trademark in connection with new .XXX adult entertainment domain names
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • September 15 2011

Domain names specifically intended for use by the adult entertainment industry are set to be launched in December 2011


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.”


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


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


NewtGingrich.com: a lesson in defensive domain name registration and maintenance
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 22 2011

Not only is Newt Gingrich slipping in recent polls in his efforts to become the presidential nominee for the Republic Party, but he now has a domain name problem


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


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