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Tips to Avoid Trademark Infringement

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Msg#: 3847193 posted 1:43 pm on Feb 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

Hi Friends :)
Hi Webwork :)

I have a question. Give me just few solid effective tips to avoid Trade Mark Infringement. And another question. if I developed a domain for 2 years, then if a company sends me C & D telling me that I'm violating Trademark, will I face any trouble?. THank you very much.

What I will do is that---
I will buy a name .com, .net, .info, .org... for 2 years each for developing a name. Is that enough to avoid trade Mark issue?



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Msg#: 3847193 posted 2:14 pm on Feb 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

Avoiding infringing someone else's trademark, or avoiding someone else infringing yours?

For the first, the best thing to do is be very creative about your choice of domain and brand. Get hold of a dictionary of obscure words, and scour it, or make something up. And avoid pairing it with generic words like Easy, More or My, or anything else likely to be used by a big corporation.

For the second, just get the main tlds and the country domain of your place of business, and don't worry about the rest. There are so many extensions out there, but there's no point in getting them all unless you have deep pockets, because it's just a ploy by various registrars to wring more money out of webmasters and companies. You can't reasonably expect to cover all your bases by buying up zillions of domains.


5+ Year Member

Msg#: 3847193 posted 2:48 pm on Feb 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

:¦ thanks.... well importantly, The site won't be for any Trade. It will cover a Niche for giving away free ebook and videos developed by me.


5+ Year Member

Msg#: 3847193 posted 2:52 pm on Feb 11, 2009 (gmt 0)

like you can say... gardenSF for giving away garden related ebook.... seoYTD for giving away seo related ebook.

Note: SF and YTD are fake here.... but i will use similar to those it can be anything zxy, xyz, etc instead of YTD and SF

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