Congratulations on becoming an entrepreneur and breaking away from the rat race. Now you are entering the world of business ownership, which has its own pitfalls to watch out for. You will come face to face with one of these dangers right from the start of the planning of your business – the potential for infringing on someone else’s trademark.
It can be tough to come up with a unique business name. It can be even tougher to find a domain name for your website that is even remotely close to your business name. You may be tempted to buy the first domain that you can find that is available and in any way relates to your business, but there is one thing you need to do first – make sure your domain name isn’t going to infringe on someone else’s trademark.
If another company name is so similar that it may cause confusion, you may want to steer clear from that domain name. After all, you don’t want your business confused for another one anyway. And you especially don’t want to end up in a legal battle later on down the road over whether or not your site was only successful because people were searching for the other business with a similar name.
Intellectual Property Law in San Diego, California
Pokala Law APC specializes in helping small businesses in the San Diego area with intellectual property law. We can help you to protect your IP and help to ensure you don’t infringe on another brand. Call us today at 1-844-695-1487 to learn more, or you can schedule an appointment online.