Archive for the "Domain Names" Category

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: facebook.com/username).  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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Second MP Falls Victim to Cybersquatter

Posted by Tasha Coulter on March 6th, 2009

We note an interesting development relating to our recent post on domain name squatting, Cybersquatter Targets MP Keith Ashfield. The Toronto Sun reports that Liberal whip Rodger Cuzner also let his domain name registration lapse, and was surprised to discover that his previously owned domain is now home to a dating and porn website. This emphasizes once again [...]

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Psion’s NETBOOK Trademark Under Fire

Posted by Jeffrey Vicq on March 2nd, 2009

The dispute over Psion’s NETBOOK trademark registrations has crept further into the mainstream, following recent decisions by Dell and Intel to take legal action against Psion in the US. For those of you who missed it, Psion is a mobile computing device manufacturer whose head office is located in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. Psion holds registrations for [...]

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