Trademark News & Screw-ups Express Homebuyers Wins Its Bid To Cancel Competitors 'We Buy Houses' Trademark

This is a perfect example of the difference between trademarks and domain names. You can't own a generic name as a trademark. And even if the Trademarks Office somehow lets you have it (even though they really shouldn't), the courts will eventually cancel your trademark if your dispute ever gets there. Compare that to domain names that can be generic all day long, and you would have the monopoly by virtue of how the domain name system is set up.

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