Archive for the "Domain Names" Category

VANOC Gets Sour Taste From Lululemon

Posted by Neil Melliship on December 17th, 2009

Vancouver based yoga wear retailing phenom Lululemon Atletica has tweaked the nose of the Vancouver Organizing Committee for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Games (VANOC), with a new line of clothing. A story yesterday reported that Lululemon has introduced a new line of clothing named “Cool Sporting Event That Takes Place in British Columbia Between [...]

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Trademark Clearinghouse To Help Combat Cybersquatting?

Posted by Neil Melliship on July 17th, 2009

A story earlier this week reported that the Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) – the organization charged with oversight of the Internet, including the creation of new generic top level domains (gTLD’s) – is considering setting up a centralized database of trademarks to help combat cybersquatting and other negative domain name registration [...]

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Act Quickly to Prevent Use of Your Trade-marks on Facebook

Posted by Tasha Coulter on June 11th, 2009

The social networking website, Facebook, Inc. announced on June 9 that it will allow users to personalize their URLs (web addresses) with a unique user name (ie:  As of Saturday, June 13, 2009, users can select one username for their personal profiles (and administrators can select one username for each Page). In an attempt [...]

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