Last April, blogger Mike Morgan got a cease and desist letter from financial firm Goldman Sachs. The letter demanded that he take down his website, GoldmanSachs666.com, a blog critical of the company. Goldman claims it violated its intellectual property rights. An attorney himself, Morgan fought back, and won. Though “Goldman Sachs” is a trademarked term, [...]
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Cybersquatting has been a problem for many years, and one of the chief criticisms of ICANN has been its failure to stop the problem. With the new gTLD system coming next year, trademark holders are pushing ICANN to take action. Now a plan to stop cybersquatting is being planned. Known as “IP Clearinghouse,” it involves [...]