Do you use twitter?  Millions do.  If your trademark is being used as a username by someone else, you may have the right to get it back. The process is relatively simple and quick — last week our firm successfully recovered a username for a client that had been reserved by a competitor.

The rules from Twitter:

My twitter feed:

Do you have a presence on web 2.0 and social networking sites? Even if you do not, it is likely a good idea to reserve key usernames just to keep others from getting them.  And if you do have a presence, have you incorporated your trademarks and made sure others are not abusing them with usernames they have no rights to?

TIP: here is a great tool to search the availability of usernames on the most popular sites:

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