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



Frequently Asked Questions About Trademarks



Look and Feel Protection of Websites



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



Trademark Dilution URL:


Internet Trademark Infringement URL:


Trade Dress Protection  URL:


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