The first instance I’m referring to is the stand the
Because as it happens in most cases to do with the web, blogs too are included in this law which states it a crime to promote a product on a blog in the U.K. Talk about ringing the death knell of online marketing and website promotion in the U.K.
The second incident that got me perplexed was the struggle by one Jason Gambert, an Internet marketer, to trademark the term SEO. According to him SEO is, “Search Engine Optimization, Hosting, Web designing, Software, Hosting, Domain Name, Software Development, All Computer Related Development and Marketing plus what is listed; Computer Software, Computer Hardware, “SEO” Letters to be trademarked in all Computer related areas.”
The implications of Gambert’s win would be absolutely hazardous for the SEO business with him being in the position to send a cease and desist to anyone inserting the term SEO in their online domains. The only way Gambert can be ceased and desisted from doing this is to put in an objection notice to the TMO (Trademark Office) explaining why SEO is not only a process as stated by him, but also a service.
For now I am off to get started on my notice and dig up more on the situation in