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||WIPO Dispute Decisions Contestable In U.S. Courts
Sorry this is not all that helpful. This just afirms the principle that they can
be challenged, but does not say it covers UK.|
link to Yahoo news article and discussion about it.
Page down 3 or 4 times and
you will see my posting. Some intelligent moderators gave me Score:5, Insightful
ANYHOW (reason for this post) - it is all driven by a false premises:
that any word belongs to one company, above another of same name. That any big business
can have sole use of any dictionary word - especially if person using it is not trying
to pass off as specific trademark.
Some links -
Report: No special rights given for famous Web names
Shows that big business, governmental
organizations and educational organizations do not have right of words above others.