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widgets-for-sale.com Vs widgetsonsale.com - legalities

domain tradmark issues

     

Seon881

2:15 pm on Mar 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

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I operate a site "widgetsonsale.co.uk", however there is another long-standing website "widgets-for-sale.co.uk".

Both these websites are direct competitors and after the same search engine traffic ("widgets for sale") and business.

Are the website names sufficiently similar for the rival website to take legal action against me, or is the term too generic?

Located in UK.

I would appreciate your comments.

10:04 pm on Mar 18, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Is either name trademarked?
5:12 pm on Mar 19, 2006 (gmt 0)

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Is widget a general word like "search" or a trademarked term like "google"