Lynnwood, WA asked in Copyright, Internet Law, Business Law and Intellectual Property for Washington

Q: Eat24 or an affiliate marketer made a site "" that makes it look like my client's. Is this legal?

1 Lawyer Answer
Will Blackton
Will Blackton
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Raleigh, NC

A: Are you saying you're a web designer and you created a website for a pizza place, and someone copied and rebranded that website as Stacia's Gourmet Pizza?

If so, how much of your work was copied? What elements: images, text, html?

Or are you saying that Stacia's Gourmet Pizza is your client and some other company made a website that represents itself to be Stacia's Gourmet Pizza's official website?

Did Stacia's Gourmet Pizza give this other developer permission to build a site using its name?

It appears that Eat24 is a food delivery service. It likely either places orders with participating restaurants on behalf of customers, the restaurants then deliver to customers; or it places orders with any restaurant, then an Eat24 employee picks up the food and delivers it to customers.

In any case, more information is needed to answer your question.

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