What to do if someone else is using my business name on Facebook? How I can take it back rightfully? We have the answers below.
Digital social media systems allow everyone to create pages and profiles and hence usernames of their choice. It is likely that someone creates their username or page identity identical to your business name or trading name.
To abide by digital laws, digital social media companies do provide a mechanism to file a trademark infringement report. This is only helpful if you have truly registered your business trademark with your government locally and internationally and have a true trademark certificate. If you are just using a business name even for years without registering a trademark, reporting trademark infringement doesn’t help you to take back your business name from someone.
This trademark infringement reporting guide is applicable for the following social media: –
Tip: If you’re conducting a business from Pakistan, register your trademark with IPO. You might be also interesting in searching registered trademark in Pakistan.
Before filing trading name misuse report, know what is trademark infringement.
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