[occupyaustin-it] DMCA question regarding Trade Marks
dreadsbot at gmail.com
Thu Apr 19 10:04:50 CDT 2012
Actually, without registering a trademark, you lose significant rights,
such as customs enforcement against imported infringing goods....not sure
about how that works on the internet, but registration is definitely
On Apr 19, 2012 9:55 AM, <otx at nym.hush.com> wrote:
> I'm sorry. I should have been more clear.
> I'm familiar with the USPTO patent and trademark registration
> process. I'm also aware that trademarks need not be registered to
> be enforced. What I am unclear on is what the remediation process
> is for trademark violations in social media. Specifically, can you
> use a DMCA takedown notice to compel a social media site to take
> down trademark infringing material? If not, then what?
> I know this is a legal question that I'm posting to a tech list but
> I was hoping someone might have had some experience with this issue.
> On Wed, 18 Apr 2012 21:25:16 -0500 dreads bot <dreadsbot at gmail.com>
> >For rules about trademarks and how they are registered, have a
> >look at
> >uspto.gov. Short answer is that trademark and copyright law is
> >On Apr 18, 2012 9:20 PM, <otx at nym.hush.com> wrote:
> >> What about Trade Marks? Are they covered under the DMCA? Are
> >> Trade Marks copyrighted by default? Must they be registered?
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