Watsonville, CA asked in Trademark for California

Q: Can someone trademark a type of website that matches my services and with a name that is a twist on mine?

I do not own a trademark but will trademark "Common Law" help me? I have been running my website since 0ctober 2013 as a portal for a specific crowd and this copycat Filed for a trademark matching my website services and name is May 02, 2014 They are also including a name in the trademark that is a twist on my name. They do own a domain name that is a twist on mine although it has never been used with the mark in question... I used the mark in question with the services they are claiming on my site before their attempt. Is it safe to say that I would win this case?

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Ray Beckerman
Ray Beckerman

A: I would have to review the different websites and trademarks to evaluate it and answer your question. No it is not "safe to say" you would win anything.

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