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More on humorless Comedy Central show demanding battlebots.org



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Date: Fri, 31 Aug 2001 22:57:52 -0500
To: declan@well.com
From: Scott Schram <scott@schram.net>
Subject: Re: FC: Humorless Comedy Central show demands battlebots.org domain
In-Reply-To: <5.0.2.1.0.20010831213813.021671b0@mail.well.com>

 From www.uspto.gov Battlebots, Inc. filed for the trademark on April 12, 
1999 and claims first use on June 30, 1999, well before the battlebots.org 
domain was created on 2000-08-28

(Sources)

http://www.networksolutions.com/cgi-bin/whois/whois?STRING=battlebots.org

 From www.uspto.gov :

Typed Drawing
Word Mark BATTLEBOTS
Goods and Services IC 041. US 100 101 107. G & S: entertainment in nature 
of competitive events featuring robots. FIRST USE: 19990630. FIRST USE IN 
COMMERCE: 19990630
Mark Drawing Code (1) TYPED DRAWING
Serial Number 75681165
Filing Date April 12, 1999
Filed ITU FILED AS ITU
Published for Opposition August 1, 2000
Registration Number 2397203
Registration Date October 24, 2000
Owner (REGISTRANT) Battlebots, Inc. CORPORATION CALIFORNIA 300 Deharo 
Street South Train Car San Francisco CALIFORNIA 94103
Attorney of Record Daniel S. Schecter
Type of Mark SERVICE MARK
Register PRINCIPAL
Live/Dead Indicator LIVE


At 08:52 PM 8/31/01, Warren wrote:
>   he registered the domain name before the Battlebots TV show registered 
> the name as a Trademark.




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