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Marijuana Cybersquatting: The Next Get-Rich-Quick Scheme

On November 3, 2010 By

The legalization of marijuana has been a hot topic this election season. Some forward-thinking entrepreneurs have their fingers crossed that laws like Proposition 19 will pass, but not necessarily because they are using, selling, or growing the “ganja.” Instead, some tech-savvy individuals have been registering domain names that are connected to marijuana. […]

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How Facebook Helps Trademark Holders

On June 17, 2009 By

This weekend I spent part of my Friday night at my computer just so I could participate in Facebook’s very own virtual land grab. That is how some have described Facebook’s offering of usernames (also called vanity URLs) that was scheduled to start at 12:01AM EST on June 13. Beginning at […]

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Following in the footsteps of the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, the Copyright Office is now facing long delays and mounting backlogs in its attempts to keep up with the flood of new applications for copyright registration. This backlog has prolonged the wait time for applicants to have their registration processed from 6 to 18 […]

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