5 Legal Issues Companies Face When Building Their Website

On March 28th, 2013, wrote:

Practically, every successful company has a website. While a website will generate you business, websites can also land you in legal trouble if you are not familiar with internet and business law. While all business law applies to companies that are building a website for their brick and mortar company or for companies that are going to operate strictly online, there are unique internet laws that many entrepreneurs may not know about. Here are 5 legal issues you must keep in mind to prevent landing yourself a lawsuit when you make your site go live. 1. Choosing a Domain Name That Violates Trademark Laws Trademark laws can be very complicated. If a company has a trademark, you cannot use any part of that trademark in your domain name or you might be accused of trademark infringement. You will need to learn about trademarks and patents and check to see if your domain name contains any conflicting words before you purchase – Read the full article