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Q: Someone is trying to sell my trademark as a domain name. Is that something tort litigation handles?
Jason Brooks
Jason Brooks answered on May 8, 2018

A person who registers someone else's trademark as a domain name hoping to later profit by reselling the domain name back to the trademark owner is known as a cybersquatter. If you believe that someone has taken your domain in bad faith, you can sue them under the provisions of the... Read more »

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Q: I am in the process of building a website for my handmade jewelry and I noticed that somebody has trademarked my name

Or is trying to trademark Solea. Will I be able to trademark my name? I haven't decided quite yet on my business name but I was going to use my name or at leat a part of my name. Thanks for your time.

Michael Gerity
Michael Gerity answered on Sep 19, 2017

It depends entirely upon whether or not the goods and/or services offered by the other applicant are the same or similar to your jewelry. The more similar the goods and/or services, the more of a problem you would have. It also would normally depend on who actually used the mark in commerce... Read more »

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Q: When searching for a Trademark name and i find that some one has the same name just different font and logo,

does that mean i cant submit the logo idea that i have ?

Benton R Patterson III
Benton R Patterson III answered on Sep 18, 2017

It depends on whether the name is claimed as a feature of the mark or if only the design is claimed. You also may be able to register your mark if the goods/services are different. A trademark attorney would have to review the registered mark and your proposed mark to provide a more definitive... Read more »

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