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The USPTO takes aim at a trademarkapplication attempting to feature .com ahead of a SCOTUS dispute, arguing themove is anti-competitive

The addition of ‘.com’ to a term seeking US trademarkprotection “does not create a protectable mark, because it conveys only that arespondent operates a commercial website via the internet”, according to an amicusbrief filed by the US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

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