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    Laugh (or Cry) Suing Yourself For Cybersquatting
    posted by jon on Saturday October 29 2005, @09:10AM

    jberryhill writes "It's hard to top the story of the week, but those patent applications continue to roll in... This week's topper at the Ministry of Silly Walks in Alexandria, VA is:

    [patent abstract after the jump -- ed.]



    United States Patent Application 20050216288
    Kind Code A1
    Parsons, Robert R. September 29, 2005

    Process for registering and trademarking domain names

    Abstract

    The present invention provides a method for an Entrepreneur to register with an appropriate Registry and trademark with the United States Patent and Trademark Office a domain name using tools provided at a Facilitator's web site. The method allows the Entrepreneur to access the Facilitator's web site, register a domain name using tools available on the Facilitator's web site and trademarking the domain name. The Facilitator's web site may request and receive domain name registration and trademark information from the Entrepreneur. Tremendous synergizes, such as the elimination of multiple entries of data, may be achieved and serious pitfalls avoided by receiving overall guidance and assistance from one web site, i.e. a Facilitator's web site, in performing these processes.

    Inventors: Parsons, Robert R.; (Scottsdale, AZ)"

     
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    Re:Registrar vs. Registrar Mud Wrestling on ICANN.
    by jberryhill on Tuesday November 01 2005, @04:30AM (#16389)
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    You have it backwards. *NOT* making the events of meetings public is a step in the direction of lack of transparencey.

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