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[wg-b] RE: (wg-b) What WG-B is supposed to be doing (RE: Arbitra
This is more than a hint -- this a a fact: We own multiple federal
registrations for the BELL trademark. We are not trying to convince
the courts of the fame of the BELL mark -- there are already published
decisions calling our mark one of the most famous marks by any
imaginable standard. Not "everything" with Bell infringes our rights
(e.g., Tacobell.com) -- however, uses that are linked to telecom or
Internet-related products and services and other products and services
covered by our federal trademark registrations are infringement
matters that we investigate and pursue.
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Subject: Re: (wg-b) What WG-B is supposed to be doing (RE: Arbitratio
Author: "Randy Bush" <SMTP:firstname.lastname@example.org> at GCOHUB
Date: 9/24/99 9:46 AM
>> There already appear to be plenty of "business opportunities" for
>> "entrepreneurs" who steal variations of famous marks at their own peril.
>> Bell Atlantic submitted documented evidence of the more than 1000 domain
>> name infringements we experienced for two of our marks in .com, .net and
> Do you have this online? URL?
hint: i am told that bell atlantic has been trying to convince courts that
anything with "bell" in infringes on their famous mark.