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Dropshipping Infrigement products in shopify?

Discussion in 'Making Money' started by Woodi, May 22, 2017.

  1. Woodi

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    Thinking about doing dropshipping with some products that have a company's logo on them in Shopify. Can I do it? What could happen?

    For example, if i wanted to sell pokemon keychains from china or something like that...

    Thanks.
     
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    It depends on which company, if is some anonymous Chinese company don't worry about it, if is some global company better move on
     
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    If they are products that dont exist at all from the company, like lets say shoe keychains with the nike logo on it? Would i get in trouble?
     
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    Of course, it's trademark infringement.
     
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    I see, but how bad would it be? Would they actually bother sueing or just take the website down?... https://minisneakershop.com/ this website for example they sell some keychains with logos on them.
     
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    Well worse case scenario is that you are sued in your home country for punitive damages by a multinational company with limitless legal budgets and/or you are even potentially criminally liable in some countries.
     
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    There are plenty of products that you can sell, better to avoid any trademark
     
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    any other opinions?
     
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    What opinions are you looking for? Someone to tell you it's a great idea, go for it?

    Large, multi-national manufacturers with strong brand names are very aggressive protecting their patents and trademarks (why? because they've spent hundreds of millions of dollars establishing them). You can do it and get away with it, or you can end up in court.
     
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    wow..
    thats crazy..
    do you think someone can get away using offshore hosting which hide their identity?