Macon, GA asked in Business Formation, Intellectual Property and Trademark for Georgia

Q: Someone stole my business name. What can I do?

I've had an online clothing company for over 7 years and just found out that someone else (in my city) recently started a soap company using my exact same business name. They are also selling their products on the online platform that my clothes are very popular on. Can I do anything to prevent them from using my business name?

1 Lawyer Answer

A: Hire an attorney to review the alleged infringement and if you are correct send out a C&D letter. If that doesn't work then you sue them for infringement.

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