Great Domainia. Domain Registration Service

Written by Borislav Kovachev

Great Domainia is SFI's domain registry service. Great Domainia handles registrations for .com, .org, .net, as well asrepparttar new .info and .biz domains. Great Domainia also provides a complete suite of tools to create and manage all your domains. You can also do Domain transfers and multilingual registrations at Great Domainia.

Warning! Your Domain Name Could Infringe On Trademark Rights!

Written by Al Martinovic

If you have or are about to purchase a domain name, YOU could be in trouble and you don't even know it yet...

See, whatrepparttar domain sellers won't tell you is thatrepparttar 108292 domain name you are purchasing or have purchased can possibly infringe on trademark rights and you can lose that domain name or even worse.

Trademark and servicemark laws apply not only off-line but on-line as well and they even apply to domain names.

Now, a trademark generally applies to goods where as a servicemark applies to services. Forrepparttar 108293 purpose of this article I will refer to trademarks asrepparttar 108294 same rules apply.

A trademark can be a word, name, symbol, or device and it is used to distinguish and indentifyrepparttar 108295 goods and services from one person or company from that of another.

The purpose of a trademark is to prevent confusion inrepparttar 108296 eyes ofrepparttar 108297 consumer relating to particular goods and services. Basically, they are in place to prevent unfair competition.

So with that said, just because you purchased a particular domain name it does not necessarily mean you have exclusive rights to it.

If there is a trademark in your domain name,repparttar 108298 mark owner has a legal right to send you a "cease and desist" letter and possibly take that domain name away from you.

If you don't believe a word I've said so far then I offer myself as proof because it happened to me. I recently lost one of my domain names under this exact same circumstance.

For legal reasons I can't tell yourepparttar 108299 domain name as I agreed to make no further references to it, but there were two words in my domain name that were associated with a trademark.

Now, I wasn't aware of this when I purchasedrepparttar 108300 domain name. And I definitely wasn't aware of trademark laws.

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