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Gerald M. Levine
Uncertainty in Protecting Two and Three Letter Trademarks

There have been a number of recent cases involving two to five letter domain names accused of violating the Policy. The history is mixed, but there is a lesson for a losing complainant. The winning complainant generally has a famous or well known acronym...

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Gerald M. Levine
Unilateral Consent to Transfer; Respondent’s Motivation

Once a case is submitted to a Panel, it is either decided or terminated. If terminated it is either because one of the parties has commenced a civil action or by consent. Consent to transfer takes two forms: either 1) the respondent unilaterally agrees...

Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff
To Moniteur or Not to Monitor, That is eBay’s Question

There are two sides to every coin, and in light of recent judgments, it looks like eBay’s coin is coming up heads in Europe and tails in the United States. In France, a court recently ordered eBay to pay approximately $60 million to the fashion...

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To Moniteur or Not to Monitor, That is eBay’s Question

There are two sides to every coin, and in light of recent judgments, it looks like eBay’s coin is coming up heads in Europe and tails in the United States. In France, a court recently ordered eBay to pay approximately $60 million to the fashion...

Copyright & Trademark Law Community Staff
To Moniteur or Not to Monitor, That is eBay’s Question

There are two sides to every coin, and in light of recent judgments, it looks like eBay's coin is coming up heads in Europe and tails in the United States. In France, a court recently ordered eBay to pay approximately $60 million to the fashion...

Gerald M. Levine
Respecting the Record – Construing Rule 12 of the Policy

A complaint in a UDRP proceeding is a procedure that combines a pleading with a motion for summary judgment. Whatever evidence a party has in support for or defense of the claim for abusive registration must be presented with the pleadings or risk losing...

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