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Legal question about product names

Located in Legal Discussion, started by Bobby Hood, Dec 23, 2016

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  1. Bobby Hood

    Bobby Hood New Member

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    Is it legal to include a company's product name in your domain name?

    Specifically, I'm developing a guide for a video game and want to know if I can include the name of the game in my domain. The game's genre is "survival" so I registered the domain "survive[GameNameHere].com". Is that going to be a problem? If it is, how could I keep it as close as possible without infringing on anything? Like using an abbreviation or initialism.

    I state on the front page that it's an "unofficial guide" and on the about page state that the site is in no way affiliated with the game's developer. I do plan on using Google advertising.
     
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