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Re: [nc-udrp] DRP Trademarks?


I am not aware of any policies nor do I believe any are necessary.

J. Scott
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "John Berryhill Ph.D. J.D." <john@johnberryhill.com>
To: "J. Scott Evans" <jse@adamspat.com>; <nc-udrp@dnso.org>
Sent: Friday, January 17, 2003 11:02 AM
Subject: Re: [nc-udrp] DRP Trademarks?

> > my review of the information you have provided
> > seems to fall within the parameters of fair use.
> I certainly agree with you, but that is not relevant to the question.
> My question whether DRP's have a policy, which presumably they would
> their panelists to agree.
> That is why I used the words "Do any of the DRP's have a policy on the use
> their trademarks in
> attorney advertising?"  If I had wondered whether a panelist could
> themselves as such, I would have asked that question instead.
> I do not believe that if any of the DRP's had such a policy that action
> contrary to the policy would be deemed "fair use".  Conversely, in the
> absence of a policy to which panelists assented, then of course factual
> statements relevant to the provision of legal services are usually
> permissible in attorney advertising.
> Accordingly, the question is what, if any, policies are in place.
> Mr. Mansfield seems to have taken offense to the question, calling it a
> "ludicrous" analysis.  They always told me in school that the only "dumb
> question" is the one which is not asked.
> John

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