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From Robert Burrell Donkin <robertburrelldon...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Trademark Kill Searches...
Date Sun, 30 Oct 2011 20:19:00 GMT
On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 11:48 AM, Robert Burrell Donkin
<robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 11:27 AM, Jukka Zitting <jukka.zitting@gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hi,
>>
>> On Fri, Oct 28, 2011 at 12:18 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
>> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>> On Tue, Oct 25, 2011 at 9:33 PM, Robert Burrell Donkin
>>> <robertburrelldonkin@gmail.com> wrote:
>>>> Opinions? Objections? Improvements? Comments?
>>>
>>> <silence/>
>>
>> Just one comment: the "kill search" term sounds odd to me. Where did
>> it come from? To me it suggests something a crazy hunter would do when
>> looking for prey to kill.
>
> (I suspect this might be an example of lawyer humour)
>
> The idea is to kill bad names early (fail fast) before expensive legal
> advice is sort
>
>> Wouldn't something like "trademark search" be more to the point?
>
> AIUI "trademark search" is an overloaded technical legal term. In some
> cases, the board may need to actually pay for an actual "trademark
> search". This would get confusing for everyone.
>
> But yes, I agree that using "kill search" is probably a bad idea.
> What podlings needs to do is essentially "fact finding" (not
> interpretation). Perhaps someone could come up with something along
> this line of thinking...

"Podling Name Filter"...?
"Podling Name Hunt"...?
"Podling Name Elimination"...?
"That Trademark Stuff Podlings Need To Do"...?

> (Or someone could just suggest a cool name)

Ideas?

Robert

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