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Re: Verio applies for trademark on the term "whois" (fwd)

  • From: Alex Rubenstein
  • Date: Fri Feb 04 01:34:32 2000


However, there is a significant difference between a trademark, and a
service mark.




On Thu, 3 Feb 2000 bmanning@vacation.karoshi.com wrote:

> 
> food for thought.
> 
> 
> 
> > From: Bill Gerrard
> > Subject: Verio applies for trademark on the term "whois"
> > 
> > Hello,
> > 
> > I just ran across this in the PTO trademark database...
> > 
> > Word Mark           WHOIS
> > Owner Name          (APPLICANT) Verio Inc.
> > Owner Address       8005 S. Chester St., Suite 200 Englewood COLORADO 80112
> >                     CORPORATION DELAWARE
> > Attorney of Record  GLEN K. BEATON
> > Serial Number       75-742043
> > Filing Date         07/01/1999
> > Mark Drawing Code   (1) TYPED DRAWING
> > Register            PRINCIPAL
> > Type of Mark        SERVICE MARK
> > 
> > International Class 042
> > 
> > Goods and Services
> > 
> > Computer services, namely, providing a computer database in the field of
> > personal and commercial address and telephone directory information and
> > other directory resources available on global information networks and
> > providing search services in connection therewith; DATE OF FIRST USE:
> > 1997.03.15; DATE OF FIRST USE IN COMMERCE: 1997.03.15
> > 
> 
> 
> 






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