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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


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


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


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


The latest on the new gTLD launch: “reveal day” set for May 1st
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • February 7 2012

Trademark owners, mark your calendars


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.”


A new domain name system is coming are you ready?
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • Global
  • June 21 2011

Following years of debate and discussion, the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) announced yesterday at a special meeting in Singapore that it had approved a plan to bring sweeping changes to the Internet’s generic top level domain (gTLD) structure


Trademark enforcement, trademark “bullies” and social media
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • USA
  • December 5 2011

A few weeks ago, while in Montpelier, Vermont, I stumbled upon a Farmer’s Market that featured a wealth of Vermont made, grown and raised art, produce and meats


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


Google AdWords decision in Europe: trademark owners may prevent competitors from using trademarks as keywords
  • Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky and Popeo PC
  • European Union
  • September 27 2011

Remember last year when the European Union’s Court of Justice ruled that Google did not violate European Union law by selling trademarks as keywords and thereby permitting advertisers to purchase and use keywords corresponding to their competitor’s trademarks in Google ads?