Definitions

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  • n. An alphanumeric word or phrase representing a telephone number, its letters corresponding to those on a telephone keypad.

Etymologies

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phone +‎ word

Examples

  • I plan to review a number of recent cases, including some very recent WIPO domain name decisions involving phonewords, and advise that a purchaser of a telephone number that is a phoneword needs to be acutely aware of a number of important factors if it is to maximise the potential return on its investment, namely a. the scope of the rights of use that it has acquired (and those that it hasn't acquired);

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  • b. conversely, another organisation owns a trade mark (registered or unregistered) that corresponds to the phoneword (or the key word in the phoneword).

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