Tag Archives: trademark

Major Top Level Domain Name Expansion to Include more Generic TLDs

… new gTLDs the applicant has to prove trademark ownership for the requested domain. The expansion of the gTLDs means a new era in communication but this will change very little, for most of the domain names owners, at least in the initial phase. ICANN expects to increase the number of gTLDs to hundreds of them. This is very little, but it’s a start. …

Double Protection for your business: Trademarks and Patents

Both a patent and a trademark protect a business’ intellectual property in two distinct ways. According to the United States Patent and trademark Office a trademark is, by definition “a word, phrase, symbol or design, or a combination of words, phrases, symbols or designs, that identifies and distinguishes the source of the goods of one party from those of others.”  The words “trademark” and “brand” are almost synonymous, and you can protect your trademark or brand by acquiring …

The Domain Name Scam Explained

… details the scammers will register themselves as registrant and administrative contacts and they will keep themselves in the loop trying to reap you off more down the road. Second scenario: You look at the domain names list they sent you, you pick the ones you are interested to protect and register them at a serious registrar for a fair price. See this post about Protecting the trademark by Registering Domain Names. You might have a Web Marketing strategy that involves buying those domain names. …