Q: My logo says Boujee GIRL UNLIMITED. There is already Boujee girl Cosmetics. Will I have a problem getting approved?
Is there a way around this and keep my name? Does it matter that I have had the domain for a year already? Our logo designs are totally different.
A: A trademark examiner may refuse registration based on likelihood of confusion between your mark and another registered mark. According to the USPTO, it is not required that the two marks and the goods/services be exactly the same; instead, it is sufficient if the marks are similar and the goods and or services are related so that consumers would mistakenly believe they come from the same source.
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