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Rights to use a tradename

Posted by . updated on 6/28/2011
I want to use the name of an insect in my company name.I have googled the name and although the insect name is used by other companies, there are none with the exact same name. Also, I have checked the US Patent and trademark office and and the name is not trademarked but one company trademarked the name of the insect. Can I use the name without fear of being sued?
Answers (1)
 
Sonali Phatak
You can use it if the other company does not provide goods/services similar to your goods/services.
 

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