Q: I registered a domain name that belonged to a LLC. Can I continue the business they started using that domain name?
The company was an LLC company that had a few backlinks from popular websites. They also had a patented product. Can I use the domain name to continue the service/product the original owner had? i have actually done this with 2 domain names but i havent recreated the website/business ideas of the former owners. I wanted legal complications I may face or the correct steps to do this. I know for the first example I would need rights to the patented product but the other website did not involve a product at all. It involved an Idea, logo and design.
The content of websites is copyrighted as soon as it is created. If you are copying the code and content of the old website, you would face liability for copyright infringement.
Additionally, if you use any images on these sites, to which you do not own the rights to publish, you could be liable for copyright infringement.
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