Yuma, AZ asked in Copyright and Trademark for Arizona

Q: If I were to start a clothing brand named BRAINDEAD would I fit the criteria for a lawsuit?

If I did start the brand it would have my own original ideas and style. The only thing that would match would be the name BRAINDEAD, nothing else. Do you think I would still be applicable for a lawsuit?

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Benjamin Charles Korray
Benjamin Charles Korray
  • Trademarks Lawyer
  • Brooklyn, NY

A: Before launching your brand you should conduct thorough trademark research. Trademark research will show you what companies are using that same name or a similar name. Based on such research, you can then make a good determination about whether you'd be exposing yourself to a lawsuit concerning the use of the name.

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