Tradenames are not in the same legal class as Trademarks or Copyrights, and as such do not hold the same legal weight. For example, you can have companies with the same tradename in different states, each having their own legal protections.
Trademarks afford more stringent legal protection, and as such if you own a trademark and the domain registrant is using the name you may have legal recourse. However, for all but major brands/trademarks, such legal recourse is expensive and not always successful. If the domain registrant can show that they have a legal reason for using the domain name (they own a tradename in their state, or they own an incorporated business with a similar name, etc.) then trademark protection involving a domain name may not apply. Also, tradenames and trademarks only afford legal protections in the country of origin or in those countries where it's registered. If the domain holder's site is based in Another Country, you have no recourse.
Trademark protection for domains are generally only successfully challenged by corporations or people who have international trademark and copyright protections. Examples are actors (whose names and images are copyrighted) and major international corporations like Sony, Coca-Cola, etc., who have established their trademarks in most countries on the planet.
You can always make a bid for any particular domain on the Registrar's site where the domain is being maintained. For cyber-squatters (less common today than they were 10 years ago since laws have changed) it's easier to come up with a minor variation on the name rather than go through the legal hassle and expense of giving them what they want. Many major corporations with major trademarks do this on a regular basis.
Also, you can add your name to a domain watch list on most Registrar sites, which will notify you when a domain becomes available or is placed for sale.
Having been in the Web Hosting and design business for 13 years now, I can tell you though that domain names aren't necessarily your biggest asset. While your tradename/trademark is a big asset, site traffic is largely driven by traditional advertising or paid Search Engine ads. "Register it and they will come" is a fantasy - follow that and you'll join the many thousands of hopefuls who failed to realize that like any business, a website requires that people know about it, and to know you need to tell them - business cards, brochures, flyers, etc. No modern business with a web presence today distributes any company material that doesn't have their web address on it. Even in TV and print ads, domains are always displayed.
The "Trademark Cyberpiracy Prevention Act" deals with domains and registered tradenames/trademarks. The law basically makes it harder for someone or some group to perform what is known as "cyber squatting." Basically it gives companies and individuals an ability to fight a "cyber squatter" in court. The unfortunate fact is that to defend this case, you most likely will have to hire an attorney to represent you in the court that has jurisdiction over the case matter.
Another problem that often arises is that ownership of tradenames is different from trademarks, and both of these may be of only local or federal significance. The Internet is global, and it would be difficult to enforce a local tradename in a remote region where the company does not do any business. In other words, just because you own a trademark or tradename in the U.S.A. does not give you any particular right to stop others from using the identical mark or name elsewhere, or from registering it as a bona fide domain name on the internet.
Domains can be registered through the google app but they are not hosted or registered by Google itself. By becoming a customer and filling out the forms you will have your own domain.
An aerial domain is the entity's rights to the air above the land they own.
Domain names have to be purchased from a domain name registrar. They typically sell their services to the public, be it individuals or businesses wanting to get their own website.
Eminent domain does not "limit your right to own property". Most property owners never encounter the government's right of eminent domain. Eminent domain may affect your property rights at some point but it does not limit your right to own property.
Domain name lookup lets you see whether a particular website name (the domain) has already been bought by someone. If so, it shows you who is the registered owner of that particular website name (the domain), their address, and until when they own it.
The song by George and Ira Gershwin is in the public domain; certain arrangements, performances, and recordings may have their own rights.
The song itself is in the public domain, but certain arrangements, performances, and recordings may have their own rights.
In music, the lyrics and music can be registered separately or together, and sound recordings have their own rights.
It depends on the situation, as legal interpretations over name ownership have changed a lot over the last 14 years. Essentially, if you're the registered owner, you own the legal domain name rights to the domain name. Having said that, that's only as long as you've not violated anyone else's trademark or tradename in doing so. In the early days of registration, Cyber Squatters (those who would register a domain and sit on them, hoping to profit) got away with name squatting until Madonna successfully sued to have a Cyber Squatter removed from all rights to the domain name Madonna.com. In her case, she proved that she owned the international trademark and intellectual property rights to the name Madonna, having used it professionally since 1979. However, that is not always the case; if the Domain Name owner can prove that they have a legitimate interest in the name and registered it in good faith, they can retain the rights to the domain regardless of whether or not a large corporation or person has trademark rights to it or not. As an example, if it had been a legitimate business with the name "Madonna Hotel" that registered and owned the name, Madonna wouldn't have been able to force them to give it up as they would've been a legitimate business with a name that fits the domain. She could of course offer to buy it, but that's all. Usually such legal battles are engaged when the name is recognizable enough to the public or it's clear that the name holder hasn't registered in good faith and is just trying to make money off of a famous name. Large corporations with long established trademarks (usually internationally - think Coke, Budweiser, Sharp, Sony, etc.) will sue to gain control of their name, and have the legal horsepower to do so, either by direct action or just buying it from the legal owner if it's legit. In cases where the name being used by another is valid and legal, or the company just doesn't want to deal with legal action (usually do to the time frame involved, typically with marketing products), they'll just use a variation on the name for the new registered domain. This is done quite often with movies, as squatters try to register a name when they hear the title is in production. Keep in mind also that trademarks and tradenames are only legally valid in the countries of origin, and it's only names which have international trademarks/names that are legally not yours. A Tradename registered in one State don't mean you legally own the tradename in another either. Typically to have a higher legal footing, you really need to have a corporate structure, but not always. In the end though, if you've got a legitimate reason for the name (usually a business or group) and you beat someone else to the registration, you legally own it. Remember that possession is the key, and unless the name is worth fighting over in court, most people will just register a variation on the name. Domain names aren't necessarily why people visit sites anyway - in the beginning of the Internet's rise it was, but realistically it really doesn't matter what name you choose. "Register it and they will come" is a fantasy I've seen used by many clients who registered a name and then failed because they didn't follow regular marketing techniques to draw business. It doesn't make any difference what the name is, but it does make a difference if people don't know how to find your domain name and hence your message.
The song itself is in the public domain, but certain arrangements, performances, and recordings will have their own rights.
The person who the car is registered with. You are paying for a car you don't own.
Yeah, you can registered domain from one provider and hosting from another provider to host a website just by integrating the domain and hosting.Some sites providing this features to make your own site.
Which Organisms in the domain Eukarya can make their own food?
Bacteria is its own Domain because it is single celled
You must own the domain name associated with the website. If you own the domain, contact the domain registration service you used to register the domain. If you do not own the domain, the most you can do is block the domain name from your computer. If you are not comfortable editing your hosts file, you will need a third party program to perform the filtering.
No if the gun is not registered in your name , no you can not own a gun. if you do not have license to own a gun you can not have it either
Published in 1835, "The Alphabet Song" itself is in the public domain; certain arrangements, performances, or recordings may have their own rights.
fungi have their own kingdom Fungus is in domain Eukarya
Yes you can sell a domain name that you currently own. The best way to do this is to contact a domain broker who can broker the sale between you and the buyer for you.
The limit doesn't have to do with the amount of music added to a given project. It has to do with the rights to use any given piece of music. Music that is in the public domain can be used freely, without restriction. However, you must check to see that the recorded performance of the music is also in the public domain; it may not be. The song Morning Has Broken is from the old Shaker Hymnal and is in the public domain. The once very popular Cat Stevens recording of it is not. He doesn't own the music itself, but he does own his performance of it (or has assigned those rights to some other entity).Of course, you can make your own recording of music in the public domain without any problem at all. If your project is video, then you have to make sure that you purchase 'mechanical rights' in order to include the music in your video, if the music or the recorded performance of it are not yet in the public domain.
Own the car.
If you are a business then I suggest you buy the domain name. This adds value to your business and gives your customers an option to visit your site and remember your brand. As there are over 11 million domain names already registered you may not always be able to get the address that you would like, so act fast if you do decide
It is not difficult to acquire your own domain name. Domain names are hosted at many different sites. You can even find some that do not cost any money.
The song itself dates from 1861 and as such is in the public domain; certain settings, arrangements, performances, and recordings may have their own rights.
All of Offenbach's music is in the public domain, but certain arrangements, transcriptions, performances, and recordings will have their own rightsholders.