Normal ARIN registration service fees for LRSA entrants after 31 Dec 2023 (was: Fwd: [arin-announce] Availability of the Legacy Fee Cap for New LRSA Entrants Ending as of 31 December 2023)

William Herrin bill at
Mon Sep 19 21:37:16 UTC 2022

On Mon, Sep 19, 2022 at 1:06 PM <bzs at> wrote:
> You don't have to register a trademark with either to claim legal
> force.

Trademarks have a fascinating history. Originally they were a
requirement rather than a right: producers of certain commodities were
required to place a distinctive mark to authenticate themselves as the
maker. They were literally a mark of your trade that you placed on the
thing you sold. Forgery of these marks became a problem after which
laws were passed making it illegal to use another's mark. Goes all the
way back to 13th century England.

Modern trademark law, in which it became possible to protect words
instead of line-art, didn't come about until the mid 19th century.

Bill Herrin

For hire.

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