Monday, July 28, 2003

DOMAN NAMES LIKE TANGIBLE PROPERTY That's what the Judge Alex Kozinski of the 9th Circuit has ruled. And if you leave your car with a valet, the valet's responsible for safeguarding it. So too with Network Solutions, Inc. or any other web registries. It is interesting to consider the potential application of this decision to other intangible property, and whether we need to start beefing up our reps and warranties (or limit them, as the case may be) regarding ownership and protection of certain IP, especially any IP registered with a third party administrator. Here's a pdf file of the opinion.

Oh yeah, the case was about sex.com. That should increase this Blawg's hits.

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