Facebook: personalized URLs and trademark protection

On 11 June 2009 the International Trademark Association informed its members on upcoming developments regarding the use of trademarks on social networking websites.

Facebook, Inc., a social networking website company based in the United States, publicly announced that beginning Saturday, 13 June 2009 at 12:01 a.m. U.S. EDT, users of the Facebook website will be allowed for the first time to create personalized URLs for their Facebook pages (facebook.com/yourname).

Facebook, Inc. has created an online form for rights owners interested in preventing their trademarks from being registered as usernames by Facebook users. Trademark owners can reserve their trademark on the Facebook platform by submitting relevant information to Facebook, Inc. through their trademark protection contact form, available at http://www.facebook.com/help/contact.php?show_form=username_rights.

For questions or concerns, please see Facebook’s Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page, available at http://www.facebook.com/help.php?page=896.

June, 2009

Child friendly court Sint Maarten

PHILIPSBURG – November the 20th is the International Day of the Rights of the Child. The  Sint Maarten branch of the Common Court of Justice also puts emphasis on the importance of this day.

Eigen ademanalyseapparaat voor het KPC

WILLEMSTAD - Sinds 2017 neemt het alcoholbeleid (niet aangeschoten of dronken rijden) structurele vorm aan op Curaçao. Dit om doden, zwaar gewonden, botsingen en alle schade die daarmee samenhangt te verminderen en te voorkomen.

Robbie dos Santos aangehouden in onderzoek zaak Maximus

PHILIPSBURG/WILLEMSTAD - Vandaag is op Sint Maarten, in het kader van het onderzoek Maximus, Curaçaoënaar Robbie dos Santos (62) aangehouden.