Q: I want to use the word gunmetal in my salon name. But it shows the word gunmetal has been trademarked. Can I still use i
A: Your ability to use the word "gunmetal" depends on its use within your mark and the other mark. Examining attorneys look at the mark itself as well as the class of goods or services in which the mark is being (or will be) used. I would suggest enlisting the services of a trademark attorney to conduct a full search for you so that you can have a better idea of how to build a strong brand from the beginning.
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