Legal Question - Domain Name and Trademark Infringementhttp://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.htmlGet answers and trademark advice from trademark lawyers across the world.Copyright (C) 2008-20095Domain Name and Trademark Infringement<table border="0" width="100%"><tr><td width="42"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.html"><img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/icons/small_q.gif" border="Question & Answers" /></a></td><td><div><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.html" style="color:#333;"><span style="font-size:14px; font-weight:bold; color:#333;">Domain Name and Trademark Infringement</span></a></div><div style="font-size:11px;"> - &nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px; font-style:italic;">posted on 11/11/2009</span></div><div style="padding-top:6px; font-size:11px;">Interesting,<br /><br />I have owned a .com for 6 years doing business in my state.&nbsp; I received a complaint for trade mark infringements form a company, that I need to respond too.&nbsp; The complaint has everything under the sun as far as dirty deeds we have committed as internet spammers, conning people out of money acting like we are them.<br /><br />There is not a shred of evidence on any of the allegations however, I need to respond legally or I&#039;ll loose somehow I&#039;m sure.<br /><br />They offered to buy my .com for poultry (insulting) sum of money and they would consider dropping any legal action.&nbsp; I believe they know we&#039;re small and just want our .com name.<br /><br />In good faith until it was resolved I shut down my .com - because I have not marketed it lately and the contact form was broken anyway.&nbsp; I am a small business owner and feel I am getting pushed out of a legal business service from a bigger company.<br /><br />My business uses common name using 3 common names pulled together that describes exactly what I do.&nbsp; &nbsp;XxxxXxxxXxxx.com thier .com is xxx.com and their incorporation is like my .com name but with an &quot;s&quot;.<br /><br />How is this copyright infringement?&nbsp; Should I just take a little sum of money to avoid legal issues or do I need to just reply legally with a lawyer.&nbsp; Or am I in some real trouble here. &nbsp;&nbsp;<span style="font-size:11px;"><a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.html" style="font-style:normal;">Read More <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a>&nbsp;&nbsp; <a href="http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.html" style="font-style:normal;">Answer <img src="http://www.trademarkia.com/images/buttons/arrow.gif" alt="Answer this question" /></a></span></div></td></tr></table>http://www.trademarkia.com/answers/domain-name-and-trademark-infringement_290476.html