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FTC Revises “Green Guides”

Posted in FTC Guides

If You Make Any Environmental Claims About Or Use Certification Marks on Products or for Services…The FTC has News for You. On October 1, 2012, the Federal Trade Commission issued its revised Guides for the Use of Environmental Marketing Claims, known as the “Green Guides.” The purpose of the Guides is to help marketers avoid… Continue Reading

International Organizations Join the Opposition to ICANN’s New gTLD Program

Posted in Domain Name, gTLD Issue, Trademark Infringement

ICANN will start accepting applications for new gTLDs on January 12, 2012.  But not before further public opposition to the program builds.  Most recently, the United Nations, International Monetary Fund and a host of other intergovernmental organizations (“IGOs”) have joined the growing list of opponents to ICANN’s new program.  A recent letter sent to ICANN on behalf of… Continue Reading