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USPTO Grants Microsoft “Cybersquatter Patrol” Patent, Microsoft to Step Up Action Against Typo-Squatters and Cyber-Squatters

Tuesday, July 13th, 2010

domain name disputeToday the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) granted patent # 7,756,987 to Microsoft.

The patent is for “Cybersquatter Patrol” a system developed by Microsoft for generating lists of typo-squatted and cyber-squatted domain names, determining ownership and revenue source for these domains, and blocking both cybersquatted domains and ads run on these domains.

A PDF of this new patent can be found here courtesy of domainnamewire.com – Patent # 7,756,987

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