Domain names are Internet addresses, and are commonly used to findwebsites. For example, the domain name “wipo.int” is used to locate the WIPOwebsite at www.wipo.int. Domain names may be made up, sometimes, of atrademark. In such case, it may happen that the person who has registered thedomain name has done it in bad faith, as he is not the owner of the trademarkunder which the domain name has been registered. This activity is referred to ascybersquatting.It is important to know that many national laws, or courts, treat as trademarkinfringement the registration of the trademark of another company or person as adomain name. If this happens, the person who has chosen the trademark ofanother as a domain name may not only have to transfer or cancel the domainname, but may also have to pay damages or a heavy fine.It may be interesting for you to know that if the trademark of your companyis being used as a domain name by another individual or company, you may takeaction to stop such misuse of the rights of your company. In such a case, anoption would be to use WIPO’s online procedure for domain name disputeresolution at: www.arbiter.wipo.int/domains. This WIPO website includes amodel complaint as well as legal index to the thousands of WIPO domain namecases that have already been decided.
can u explain how can i register domain name as trademark
ex; my company logo ' AAA' ALREADY REGISTERED AS TRADE MARK. BUT IN CASE OF DOMAIN NAME IS NOT REGISTERED AS TRADE MARK . THEN I WILL AGAIN REGISTER AAA.COM DOMAIN AS TRDE MARK
For trade mark registration of your domain name, you need to file an application in TM-1 for the mark "AAA.com".
I have a domain name and I want to register trade mark for the same.
Pls let me know the procedure. I am at Pune and unaware as to hoiw to go about it quickly to secure the tradename.
Can I give my tradename to other person/ / firm to use for specified period against royalty
Take a further look at http://www.wipo.int/amc/en/center/faq/domains.html
Domain Names Versus Trademark, is an expert theme :)
Dear Mr. Prasanna,
We can help you to register for trademark. Domain name can be registered as trademark. Trademark registration has to be done against your name or firm. Then licensing of trademark is possible.
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