From Morse code messages to high-tech mobile phones, the telecommunications industry has, like many others intrinsically linked to new technologies, been forever changed by a confluence of modern technologies, each continuing to evolve at an ever swifter speed. Given the remarkable rates of innovation in this field, along with the frequent, often complicated new statutes, businesses hoping to advance in this competitive market need the advice of seasoned representation to secure basic IP rights and to ensure compliance with pertinent IP regulations both in the U.S. and abroad. At Gottlieb, Rackman & Reisman, our attorneys are held in high regard for their extensive experience, training, and expertise in disciplines including electrical engineering, and software and computer systems—vital when representing clients of this industry in matters of IP law. Some of our recent work has involved innovations in Voice Over IP, satellite transmission detection, and distance learning programs that utilize cable TV to reach remote, underserved locales.
A well-known Internet phone service provider found that its trademark was being used without authorization in various domain names. We were able to secure the rights to, and the transfer of, these domain names to our client. The domains included .com, .net, and .info under the Uniform Domain Name Dispute Resolution Policy, and .co.uk under the Nominet U.K. Dispute Resolution Service Policy.
Through litigation, we received a favorable outcome for our client, an international entity charged with promoting education in remote, sparsely populated areas and assisting nationals of its 13 member-countries living abroad.Click here to read the decision relating to the domain name net2phone-europe.com.