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I have traded under the name KLM ACCOUNTS since 1884 -

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I have traded under the name KLM ACCOUNTS since 1884 - earlier I received an email from a firm called KLM ASSOCIATES telling me to change my business name if not they will sue me! - do they have any grounds for this?

Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Law
Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you for your question and welcome.
My name is ***** ***** I will assist you.
Do you and this company trade in the same or similar goods or services?
Do you trade in the same geographical location?
Has this letter come from a solicitor?
Kind regards
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes we are both accountants from what I gather

We both trade in Birmingham

We since 1984 they since 1987 -not solicitors letter an email from their company

Expert:  Alex J. replied 2 years ago.
Thank you.
My apologies for the delay - I have been travelling.
What are they threatening to sue you for? Have they mentioned passing off? Loss of profit etc?
Kind regards