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Unlockd Zoom Seminar - Michael Buckworth from Buckworths: To trademark or not to trademark: 5 common questions answered - Shared screen with gallery view
Elley Justelley
05:26
hi
Jordan James
06:46
Morning everyone! You can pop your questions here and we'll get through to them at the end :)
Jordan James
07:08
Buckworths: https://www.buckworths.com/
Jordan James
07:42
Contact Michael here: mbuckworth@buckworths.com
Elley Justelley
16:37
what happens if a similar business sets up after you and then sends you a cease and desist letter?
TJ Gibbs
23:40
what are the marketing or PR benefits to having a trademark?
Elley Justelley
26:54
how long does it take to get a trademark approved?
Steve Pett
32:40
Get the domain names before launch - to make sure they are available, and block anyone else holding you to ransom!
Elley Justelley
34:15
indeed steve, and get any similar ones too. I have .org .net and have used .com but that was bought by a different company and im not using them now so cant get the .com
Steve Pett
34:54
I always get the Ltd company too - £12
Elley Justelley
35:24
always? how many haveyo got lol?
Janet Mulu
35:27
is .org only associated to NGO type ?
Elley Justelley
36:01
its largely for non profits janet
Steve Pett
36:24
Only in theory. Main ones .co.o.uk and .com
Janet Mulu
36:54
so not a problem if a ltd uses .org ( to the eyes of investors ?)
Elley Justelley
37:27
im not an expert but I don't think so
Steve Pett
37:31
no, but others are vital too
Janet Mulu
38:28
Ok perfect
Elley Justelley
43:32
i have known a few brands that have had this happen and they lost the fight so had to rebrand
Elley Justelley
43:55
even though they wee the ones who started first and had evidence to prove this
Janet Mulu
45:55
could you elaborate the 'design right' furhter
Steve Pett
48:42
apparently Amazon went after the Amazon Fish Farm (and lost)
Elley Justelley
56:42
how do you find out the hosting provider though?
Steve Pett
57:46
uk nominet.org
Steve Pett
58:10
domain owner
Steve Pett
58:42
tell us about the rest of you work
Elley Justelley
59:51
why can i get no win no fee services if i have a claim for court but i have to pay a lawyer upfron to help me get my business started when I have no money at the beginning?
Tahir Ashraf
01:02:15
Indeed - and normal hourly rates lawyers, could also offer fixed fees which works out better for the client.
Janet Mulu
01:02:51
thanks, very useful
Steve Pett
01:02:53
Thanks both!
Cuross Bakhtiar
01:02:57
Thank you Jordan and Michael. It was a great Seminar