[NA-Discuss] Fwd: "Domain Protection Racket" Promotion onNetwork Solutions Home Page
Michele Neylon :: Blacknight
michele at blacknight.ie
Thu Sep 1 16:33:52 UTC 2011
On 1 Sep 2011, at 17:19, Garth Bruen at Knujon.com wrote:
> "Coffee" is not a trademark
I never said it was. The term "apple" is also a trademark, while still being a fruit ..
If you actually look at what is and isn't registered as a trademark you'll find that a very large number of words are
My own first name is a registered trademark (though not to me)
Lots of words that people use in common day parlance are protected or were at some point (for examples see: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/List_of_generic_and_genericized_trademarks )
In any case, the point I was trying to make is that your example brought back trademark related results, as you had entered a particular term.
You could have entered any other term and you would have got back results that were related to your chosen input
So unless you are suggesting that registrars are telling people to search for trademarks then I honestly don't see what you talking about.
Mr Michele Neylon
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