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Hello I understand one of the domain has gone bankrupt and is it legal for me to copy that domain address but with a different extension e.g co.uk? I am planning to launch the same service but with a different company name and extension address?
PLEASE NOTE: I am based in the UK and not as selected by mistake - Bahamas.
I see. So I will have to setup a similar domain but can't be sued?
Just to clarify, please confirm that my understanding is correct.
1: I can use the same domain address and provide the same conception of services 2: I must setup a unique domain address and that the service is same but with a different marketing strategy and aim to different type of audiences. Does that make sense?
2. You can use a different domain name and provide the same services to the same customers but you can't trade off the back of a reputation that does not belong to you.
I don't understand that part e.g I can but I can't trade off the back of a reputation that does not belong to me - please explain further with examples. Thank you.
I checked the domain to be purchased and it is available to be purchased but is owned by a auction company for bidding process but no one is buying! I don't know and I have checked with the companies house the company is dissolved. I think the best solution is to purchase a different domain name and provide the similar service but is not free unlike the previous company. I don't know their customers anyway and that we are aiming to provide similar service but is not FREE.
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