posted Aug 07, 2000

Will the Real Please Stand Up?
General IP Issues
8/7/2000; 3:02:41 PM 'This isn't the first time that two parties have squabbled over a domain name, but Jones' case is unique in one aspect. Countless cybersquatters have registered domain names of large companies and tried to extort large fees from the companies in exchange for relinquishing the names. A whole body of law now addresses the rights of companies to extend their trademark to Web addresses. But no one has yet tested the right of Web address owners to extend their trademarks to other offline media.'


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