Use In Commerce

Plaintiff has sufficiently alleged use of “ARGOS” trademark in commerce to establish its standing to bring claim for cybersquatting in violation of 15 U.S.C. § 1125(d), since plaintiff operates “” Web site to provide information about spinal surgery to persons throughout world, and using mark in Internet domain name to operate Web site constitutes use in commerce, in that it affects party’s ability to offer services.  (ARGOS v. Orthotec LLC, 71 USPQ2d 1203, DC Del, 1/8/04).


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