Trademark News & Screw-ups Swedish ISP Attacks Copyright Trolls, Over Trademark Infringement

Protecting what's yours is not trolling. I like the comparison of torrenting with speed cameras. Only some get caught. What's interesting in this case in that in Sweden, like in most jurisdictions, unregistered (common-law) trademarks are not protected. This means: no registration, no protection. The only way to cancel ISP's trademark would be to prove that it registered the trademark as an act of unfair competition to prevent the rightful owner from using the name in Sweden. We'll see how this dispute turns out...

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