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ways around trademarked domains

Discussion in 'Domain Names & Parking' started by jayvechi, Oct 24, 2011.

  1. jayvechi

    jayvechi Junior Member

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    I recently posted a topic in this forum about "citizenhawk domain recovery" emailing me and demanding 4 seperate domains from me for trademark issues.

    Someone kindly informed me that i can move the content of these websites over to a new domain and keep my serps.

    Could i move the content from all 4 domains over to 1 new domain? Or would i be best moving it all over the 4 seperate domains?

    In the same topic someone said they get around this issue by using wordpress multisite and have branded subdomains. Could someone please explain how this works please and a example of how the domain name and subdomains would look?

    Thanks in advance ;)
     
  2. InternetMaster

    InternetMaster Junior Member

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    There is no way around , just leave those domains and buy new without trademarks.
     
  3. jayvechi

    jayvechi Junior Member

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    I was told i can redirect the content to new domains?
     
  4. LBrown

    LBrown Senior Member

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    Yes you can, but once the domains are seized the redirects will be nulled and you will lose your ranking so there is no point.

    Subdomains:

    http://nikeshoes.mysite.com

    It doesn't have the same power as an EMD but it is not trademark infringement.
     
  5. jayvechi

    jayvechi Junior Member

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    Is this true? If i redirect the content to a new domain it is worthless if i have to give the old domain away?
     
  6. Mountaineer

    Mountaineer Senior Member

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    Once after moving your content to new domains, You'll have to start over your SEO efforts. Btw, if the trademark is generic word and your content is completely unrelated to their product/service then it might be legally possible to still keep the domains but it might not be worth the legal effort.