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To avoid court showdown, lawmakers may tweak online trademark registry program

EFF IN THE NEWS
July 18, 2007

Legislative leaders are looking to tweak a troublesome trademark protection program rather than defend it in court, after an unprecedented meeting with Internet power brokers who would prefer the new registry be scrapped...

The Electronic Frontier Foundation says the law may be in conflict with existing federal laws and is "a dangerous step toward transforming trademarks into monopolies on language" that courts have struck down.

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