Social Media And Trademark Infringement – Going Deeper Into The Insights
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The advent of e-commerce sites in the 21st century emphasized the need of an online presence of businesses and industries to earn high reputation and to say afloat in the competitive field. And with the new generation gadgets and personal computers on the rise, many of the businesses are forced to move along with the technological advancements happening in and around the world. This is also clearly depicted from the transition of brick and mortal structure businesses to the virtual forefronts and this transformation in the scenario took place within a relatively short life span.
Not to forget the social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter which have become the “slogan” of many of the brain waiver web designers and social media experts, too; they are considered as a handy tool for engaging customers and make their site more attractive. If you want to track the reputation of your company among the public, just keep a check on the number of “likes’, “good comments”, “followers”
Social media intriguing with the business trademark laws?
Campaigning through social media sites is surely going to make your business “click” and eventually you can observe this change in the annual return of Investments (ROI), but the increased observations reveal the fact that the helpers (for brand promotion)are turning a black eye!!
If you have plans to brand, promote your company in an effective manner, do not be afraid of such infringement issues, make a forward move in such a way that a positive change is reflected in each and every step. Clearly set up a defined set of rules and regulations that would help to resolve all the cybersecurity issues. A recommendable way is to approach a professional and experienced Intellectual Property Attorney. They might have dealt with such issues in the past and makes it a point to register your trademark through the US Patent and Trademark Office (UPTO).
Domain names and social sites
Domain name issues
Domain name registration of a company which do not own any rights or regulations for owning them and in addition to that, is involved in copying the domain name of a different company (may be a strong and tough competitor!!) is the most common issue which is being raised and the dispute continues on for a long period. According to the rules set by the AntiCybersquatting Protection Act, a trademark can be descriptive and unique (with no similarity of any other businesses in the field). The descriptive ones must possess a secondary meaning which is naturally related to the products or goods that the company is manufacturing.
The clashing of the basic laws (which were created before the launching of social media sites) with the social media laws have created a scene of confusion and have set up a clear pathway for the cyber attackers. With the social Media providing inadequate protection for the second level domain names (such as www.facebook.com/
If you are dealing with trademark and patent issues, you can contact the one most reliable intellectual property firms, Law Of Sam Sokhansanj. Initiating from trademark registration to its enforcement, the expertise panel makes it a point to assist the business owners to achieve a high level of protection and safety from trademark intruders. For more details visit the site http://attorneysam.com.
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