Trademark IP Update - Attention Trademark Owners - New Facebook Username Policy

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Facebook just announced that it will begin allowing users to select personalized usernames. Presently, all Facebook profile pages utilize a URL containing a randomly assigned number such as: www.facebook.com/people/John_Smith/123456789.

With this change, Facebook users will now be able to create personalized URLs with the following format: http://www.facebook.com/username. Facebook is encouraging its users to create usernames that are as close as possible to their personal names or business names.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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