Mission Viejo, CA asked in Business Formation, Business Law and Copyright for California

Q: How do I get my name secured on all social platforms when I own the main domain for the name and do business as it?

I would like to get my own name as a social media account on the 2 remaining platforms where someone has created ghost accounts to hold the name and I am unable to clame it for myself.

1 Lawyer Answer
Marcos Garciaacosta
Marcos Garciaacosta
  • Intellectual Property Lawyer
  • Mesa, AZ

A: Unfortunately it is a first come first served basis so you may be out of luck.

Consult with an attorney to see if you have some options.

Maybe if you have a trademark registration you could use it to get some of the names back, but may not be an easy or cheap proposition.

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