Failing to Police Your Trademark Online: A Cautionary Tale

Failing to Police Your Trademark Online: A Cautionary Tale

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
In mid-2015, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) brought to trial a lawsuit against GoDaddy.com to stopped its “parked pages” program. I blogged previously about this lawsuit and what it means for business owners. Before this lawsuit, there was no...
Are Unregistered Domains A Violation of Trademarks?

Are Unregistered Domains A Violation of Trademarks?

Alicia Dearn

Alicia Dearn

CEO + Trial Lawyer at Bellatrix PC
Ms. Dearn gives sharp and insightful legal counsel to entrepreneurs and employers so they can advance their businesses fearlessly. She fixes legal problems.
Alicia Dearn
This could be the end of GoDaddy. Five years ago, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (AMPAS) filed suit against GoDaddy.com. GoDaddy allows customers to buy domains and “park” them.  Parking them means that the domain points to a web page that...