Websites Infringing On Trademark Rights

The owner of the Godzilla trademark has sent a cease-and-desist letter to the website Davezilla. This cease and desist letter demonstrates that other websites with zilla may be targeted including AOL Time Warner-sponsored Mozilla.org. The owner of this trademark has a known history of sending cease and desist letters to potential infringers.

The following questions have been addressed in this article:

Do trademark infringers have to know that they are infringing on another’s trademark?
How do businesses check to determine whether or not a trademark is already registered?
What registration is possible for trademark?
Should businesses consider securing trademark protection?

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