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4th Circuit SpotlightCan the combination of a generic word and a generic website ending like “.com” create something distinctive enough to be trademarked? When does a large company’s attempt to reduce confusion with a smaller business’ slogan actually result in more confusion? And should a company that wins an argument with the government still have to pay Uncle Sam’s attorney fees?

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