Q: I created a koozie saying “lake:30”. Was informed on Etsy by Lake30 that they own that exact trademark, however I
Checked trademark availability of the exact saying, “lake:30”, and it shows available. So do they own similar trademarks?
A: A trademark attorney would need to review the trademark registration and your product to determine if your product infringes their trademark. Generally speaking, exact copying is not required to infringe a trademark. If a consumer would confuse your mark with the other, there can be infringement.
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