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Username: Garry Anderson
Date/Time: Tue, November 6, 2001 at 10:38 AM GMT
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Subject: Yep - fraud

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> can a citizen from OuterSpacolia not doing business in say the USA be cited for taking a domain name that is a USA registered TM?

Trademark law says that you may use the same name as that used in another country - providing nobody is using it in the same line of business.

As you know - domain names are not trademarks - in the same way that the words you speak do not come from a book in the trademark office - they comes from a dictionary.

> Now if ethics are the topic, how about a lawyer for Amaglamated International Bigbucks Corp., (or on his/her own), allegedly knowingly and intentionally submitting false TM data to gain a generic during sunrise?

Obviously this is fraudulant act.
 

Link: WIPO.org.uk


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