Thanks for coming back to me.
I can't comment on the logo of the company that is trademarked, as I can't find that they are in operation under that name.
Here is the link to the trademark I found:
As far as I can gather, this company are only operating as HRworks, here is a link to their site:
They are a recruitment business based in Atlanta.
We have bought the domain:
We are thinking of including the . in our branding so that on the site it looks like
The font will be fairly standard.
There are other companies with a similar name around the world:
Source Works Limited - based in the UK - Software Development company - no website, appears to be one man band called Steven Thomsit - http://www.opencompany.co.uk/company/06664562/source-works-limited
The Source Works (www.thesourceworks.com)- seems to be a Belgian one man band called Peter Soetens - be.linkedin.com/pub/peter-soetens/0/376/945. Again Software related
SourceWorks (www.sourceworks.com.au) - Australian, one woman band called Carly Burnham. Environmental consultancy
Sourceworks Inc (www.sourceworks-inc.com) - Recruitment business, 1-2 man band, based in the US
Our online business will provide a service to both recruitment companies and internal recruiters within corporations that want to improve their ability to find talent.
In addition, we are planning on offering supplementary services including traditional contingency recruitment, recruitment training, psychometric assessments and recruitment strategy.
Hope this is enough detail, please let me know if you need anything further.
Thanks for this AJ, very helpful.
If we work on the assumption that the organisation who hold the trademark were very kind and allow us to trade under that name, where would that leave us with the company called Sourceworks Inc - they haven't trademarked Sourceworks but are using the name.
Would they have any legal right to complain?
They are based in the US and we do plan to actively market over there.
Sorry AJ, one last thing.
Would calling the company
Sourcing Works Limited
be sufficiently different to
Great, thanks Alex