Intellectual Property Forum The Intellectual Property Forum

Please login or register.

Login with username, password and session length
Advanced search  

News:

We are looking for moderators.  Message the admin if interested.

Author Topic: Business name not trademarked, but domain name already registered. Problem?  (Read 213 times)

xbcc

  • Newbie
  • *
  • Posts: 1
    • View Profile

Hi all,

I want to use a name for my new business. The name is pretty generic/descriptive, let's take ''marketing knowledge'' as an example/illustration. The business name is not trademarked as far as I know, because it couldn't be found on eSearch plus (european trademark database) or the Trademark Electronic Search System (TESS).

But there is a domain name already registered for that name, marketing-knowledge.com. Is it okay if I use this name for my business and register the .net version of this domain?

Or is it trademarked only because someone has registered the domain name for it (without having built a site for it)?

Thanks in advance!

 
« Last Edit: 08-08-17 at 12:51 pm by xbcc »
Logged
 



Footer

www.intelproplaw.com

Terms of Use
Feel free to contact us:
Sorry, spam is killing us.

iKnight Technologies Inc.

www.intelproplaw.com

Page created in 0.105 seconds with 20 queries.