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Protecting Your Trade-marks on Facebook

June-12-2009

Lawyer Amalia Berg, Ronnie Hoffer
Area Technology, Intellectual Property

Summary

Trademark owners will be able to protect their brand names from being listed as usernames on Facebook, the social networking site.  Starting at 12:01 AM EDT on Saturday June 13, 2009, Facebook will allow users to register personalized usernames as URLs in the form of:
facebook.com/yourname.

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