Nortel, in bankruptcy, sells IPv4 address block for $7.5 million

Ernie Rubi ernesto at cs.fiu.edu
Thu Mar 24 14:43:58 CDT 2011


Alright, how about this - let's wait and see what the bankruptcy judge says.

Which firm do you practice for?

On Mar 24, 2011, at 3:05 PM, William Herrin wrote:

> On Thu, Mar 24, 2011 at 2:32 PM, Ernie Rubi <ernesto at cs.fiu.edu> wrote:
>>  http://ciara.fiu.edu/publications/Rubi%20-%20Property%20Rights%20in%20IP%20Numbers.pdf
>> Even assuming Kremen was decided as ARIN says; United States District Courts
>> can and do disagree.
> 
> Hi Ernie,
> 
> The case you refer to was a dispute about a trademark which the a
> particular domain name infringed. The court's theory was that the
> property right in the trademark (well documented in law) covered the
> domain name too (fresh precedent). So while a court could disagree
> about IP addresses, it's not really accurate to say that one has.
> 








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