Trademark disputes a go-go

Trademark disputes a go-go
CNet’s Eric Sinrod examines the National Arbitration Forum report that said its domain name resolutions climbed by 21 percent in 2006 over 2005 – handling 1,658 trademark disputes. Sinrod says this is caused by trademark holders going after domain names that incorporate their trademarks, while registrants are often digging in their heels. The article notes a case involving Starbucks and a website called ‘Mr Charbucks’. In this case, which Starbucks lost, where Starbucks “failed to meet its burden of proving trademark infringement and trademark dilution under the Federal Trademark Dilution Act”. Starbucks has appealed.
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