Biomedical Publishing on the Internet

Copyright 2002

Thomas E. Colonna Ph.D./JD

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Module 4

Trademark Issues

     

While the legal system is attempting to apply intellectual property laws to the new medium of the Internet, the Internet is unlike traditional media in many respects.  We will look at the basics of trademark law and the specific issues related to trademarks on the Internet.   

The issues we will focus on include: 

Reading List:

Basic Facts About Trademarks

URL: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/doc/basic/index.html

 

Frequently Asked Questions About Trademarks

URL: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/tmfaq.htm

 

Look and Feel Protection of Websites

URL: http://cyber.law.harvard.edu/property/protection/Resources/byerly.htm

 

Trademarks Composed, in Whole or in Part, of Domain Names

URL: http://www.uspto.gov/web/offices/tac/tmep/1200.htm#_Toc2666201

 

Trademark Dilution URL: http://www.bitlaw.com/trademark/dilution.html

 

Internet Trademark Infringement URL: http://www.bitlaw.com/internet/trademarks.html

 

Trade Dress Protection  URL: http://www.cla.org/trade%20dress.pdf

 

White Paper - Optimizing Brand Drugs and Trademarks Online 

http://www.trademarkbots.com/trademarkbots/HTML/pharma-white-paper-7-29-02.pdf