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Can I Use the Same Trademark as Another Company?

 

Maybe, so long as the other company’s trademark is not famous and there is not a likelihood of confusion between your trademarks because the goods or services that you are providing are sufficiently different from the goods or services of the other company. For example, “Dove” is a trademark used by two separate companies for soap and ice cream bars.

However, this is not an easy thing to determine, and you should retain an attorney to help make this decision so that you do not infringe someone else’s trademark.

Related Topics:

What Does a “Likelihood of Confusion” Mean?

What Makes a Trademark “Distinctive” and Why Does That Matter?

 

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