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Is "Gvoice.com" (example) a trademarked domain?

Discussion in 'Black Hat SEO' started by SuperNoobInc, Apr 3, 2012.

  1. SuperNoobInc

    SuperNoobInc Regular Member

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    Is "Gvoice.com" (example) a trademarked domain?

    Obviously, it stands for "google voice", but if I register my domain as "Gvoices.com", am I looking for trouble? Or can they NOT cease that - since "G" can mean a lot of things?
     
  2. Impulse

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    The domain itself is not the trademark property of Google as long as your website has nothing to do with the Google Voice Product.

    For instance, starcraft.com has nothing to do with the bestselling game starcraft. Blizzard has no rights to it. However, a few years ago, Blizzard acquired Diablo3.com from Curse because it was their trademark property being used to market their product, Diablo.

    Sources: we have a intellectual property lawyer working with us and have had to deal with similar issues in the past.
     
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  3. SuperNoobInc

    SuperNoobInc Regular Member

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    Well explained. Understood. Thank you very much.
     
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    What about gvoicereviews.com or gvoicereview.com would these sites have a valid purpose without infinging on trademarks?