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Thanks for your comment Latoyia Shadduck, have a nice day.
- Jason Mcquown, Staff Member
trademark your social media brand it is vital that you trademark your social media brand in this modern world social media is a fantastic way to get to speak to your customers directly it forms a huge part of your online brand online trust and can not only drive visitors to your website but can actually drive direct sales the ability these days to post to your blog tweet hashtag rate make comments retweet poke share and the ability to generate a great income from your social and web presence can lead to others hijacking your brand to cash in on your business good will and to make income for themselves why trademark your social media brand the value in your brand can take a long time and a lot of money as a small business or startup company you will know how much time and effort went into establishing your brand in your marketplace this could potentially be all over in an instant without the right trademark protection evidence of trademark for your social media in infringement matters the onus is on the trademark owner to find infringing parties and set about enforcing their rights against that party if you did not have a registered trademark lodged with ip australia then it is a lot harder to enforce your rights with social media and online generally social media companies do not act as arbitrators or mediators so you will need to have some legal enforcement or orders from a court in this jurisdiction before they will act the most cost effective way of doing this is to register your legally binding trademark it is much quicker and easier to make an application to a social media platform armed with a registered trademark then going through a lengthy and costly litigation process to obtain a court order what can you do to protect your brand online you should ensure that you have addressed a number of essential threshold questions before you try to assert your rights over another these questions are do you have a registered trademark having a domain name a registered business name or a registered company name at asic may not be enough to enforce your rights online is the infringing party providing the same goods or services as you trademarks are registered under classes of goods and services the infringing company may be allowed to exist if it is not in the same class of goods and services as your business it relies a lot on the intention of the infringing party where does the infringing party trade trademarks are jurisdictional this means that a registered trademark is mostly only enforceable in the jurisdiction in which it was registered so if someone is using your brand in the u.s then you may not have a very strong case to enforce your ip rights so if you have a registered trademark the infringing party is providing the same or similar goods or services as you and they're doing it within australia then you are in a really strong position to be able to contact the social media platforms and enforce your rights register your social media trademark today to avoid all the potential problems that could arise it is vital that you register your business trademark linked to your social media don't let infringing parties make money off of all of your hard work a professional trademark expert will guide you to make the right choices at the right time and protect your trademark and your social media click the links to trademark your social media you
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- Jason Mcquown
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