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Username: Gregory W. Krajewski
Date/Time: Sun, December 30, 2001 at 4:24 PM GMT
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Subject: is another example


       The heavy machinery company Catepillar has a TM on the word

       Cat(since 1954).....They reg'd in the Sunrise.

      Should make for an exciting website when those cat lovers

      decide to do a blind type in at only to get info

      about heavy machinery.  However in defense, if generics were

      doled out to the general population in a REAL first

      come, first serve situation they could do with the domain as

      they please.

      The difference is the general population DIDN't have a "first

      come first serve chance" at some of the best info generics. 

      Keep in mind the true test of a generic domain is if you are

      able to legally hold it WITHOUT a TM.  Let's try it!  If I were

      to have gotten would Catepillar be able to

      successfully take it from me in a court of law??  I will allow

      you to decide.



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