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I'm thinking of starting a car valeting business in the

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Hi, i'm thinking of starting a car valeting business in the uk called 'ShowTime Valeting' what i'd like to know is, there is company in the usa called 'showtime detailing' which is the same industry' i will be a sole trader' would it be ok for me to use the name or would there be any kind of infringement? The showtime valeting domain is available in both .com and .co.uk, Many thanks.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  JGM replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question.
You are fine. The names are ***** ***** countries are different and there is no risk of you being confused with an American company as the geographical market is entirely different.
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