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Username: Garry Anderson
Date/Time: Sat, August 4, 2001 at 1:11 PM GMT
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Subject: UDRP


You say, "Most generic words are in fact trademarked somewhere in the world!"

I would go further and say - ALL words are trademarked, somewhere in the world.

I have been in touch with the Patent Office, here in the UK.

They also look after UK trademarks.

Quote from my email sent on 29 June 2001:

2. Every word in our dictionary seems used for trademarks in the whole English-speaking world. Most are used many times over. Your search engine is not as good as USPTO, but was able to find following - JUST IN THE UK ALONE:

a. Words from Alpha (very many entries inc. E232330) to Zeta (many inc. 773747).
b. Words from Aardvark (several inc. E207464) to Zulu (few inc. 1365085).


Many businesses share the same word or words - in the same country AND all over the world.

How can a business say a domain name causes 'consumer confussion' for THEM - when the same word(s) belongs to other businesses also.

They even claim words similar to them.

So you can see - UDRP is just an excuse for big business to steal the Intellectual Property (domains) from the legal owner.

Those with a brain can see - it is all based on spin, lies and propaganda.

They know the simple answer -


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