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Trademarking a Name

Discussion in 'White Hat SEO' started by scriptox, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. scriptox

    scriptox Regular Member

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    Hi,
    I have a website etc, and alot of people keep trying to use my name, so to put it simply, wheres the best and cheapest place i can trademark 2 words that are used together to protect my brand? im getting sick of people duplicating my work.

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  2. gianty

    gianty Newbie

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    Hello,

    My dad had the same problem with his offline business (transportation services). We went to trademarkdirect dot co dot uk. They covered us for UK and EU trademark with a decent price. Dunno if that is useful for you?
     
  3. birdy23

    birdy23 Jr. VIP Jr. VIP Premium Member

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    Hi, just curious. Would it be trademark infringement if I have the same domain (for example) with Pepsi or Cola but I run a total different business nature as theirs. Would that still be infringement?
     
  4. GreenGoblin

    GreenGoblin BANNED BANNED

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    you would still have to prove that your business is 3000% different then pepsi or cola, and it would be hard really hard.
     
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  5. scriptox

    scriptox Regular Member

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    What about worldwide? ive read its cheaper to do it yourself but could take alot longer?
     
  6. the_demon

    the_demon Jr. Executive VIP

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    Honestly you should hire an attorney if you want real/maximum legal protection. Otherwise, you can use a service like Legal Zoom to help you along.
     
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    JFoulds Power Member

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    I'm glad to see someone on BHW who actually knows what they're talking about.
    I've seen maybe 20/30 posts in the last few days where people seem to think that if you have a trademark in your website name you'll be 'instantly sued'...

    +Thanks and +Rep
     
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  8. GreenGoblin

    GreenGoblin BANNED BANNED

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    your welcome, My GF is a attorney I go back and fourth with her on trademarks all the time.