Trademark Question

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  1. nikiobicata

    nikiobicata Regular Member

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    So... the story is this :

    Today i register on business name like trademark in this website (trademarkia). I check the domain name and .com and .net are taken. I saw mytrademark.net is legit business from 1997. So my question is what can i do ? Can i force people to give me the domain name (.com) and can i force the legit business from 1997 to change they name ?

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  2. nikiobicata

    nikiobicata Regular Member

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    Anyone ?
     
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    kvmcable Supreme Member

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    No is the short answer. You need a valid trademark from the USPTO and then the domains will argue grandfather clause. You can't just register a business name and demand domains.
     
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    nikiobicata Regular Member

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    I have valid trademark from the USPTO. So what next ?
     
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    Unless you got $100k+ to spare in legal fees, and can somehow prove that you were using the trademark before the other company you won' be able to get the domain.

    Also, I just want to throw this out there. You're a complete douchebag for wanting to do so.
     
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    nikiobicata Regular Member

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    Thank you for your opinion !
    Also, I just want to throw this out there. Don't Judge people without knowing them !