Trademark Registration For Youtube Channel.

Trademark Registration For Youtube Channel.

INTRODUCTION 

Youtube is one of the most popular social media platforms watched by millions of people across the world. Any people having a google+ account may start their own youtube channel on the youtube  platform. Many corporations utilize youtube as a marketing tool for the corporation.

A Youtube channel can be started through a private account or a business account . The name from which the channel is settled or a logo attached with a youtube channel can be enrolled as a trademark to secure it from unauthorised usage by others social media platforms.

 

Trademark of Youtube Channel Logo or Name

Anybody with a Youtube channel can collect a trademark for the same. Later youtube is treated an enjoyment purpose , standard protection under the trademark law are provided.

A people's / association can get trademark registration for the name , slogan or brand that they are using to promote their Youtube channel. 

 Trademark authorizing of one’s Youtube channel assures that the channel name is secured and prevents contenders from utilising or taking a comparable form of the channel name. Trademark enrollment builds the worth of the Youtube channel image since the value of the Youtube business is its image.

The trademark of a Youtube channel will amount to goodwill, specially for business Youtube channels. It grants the Youtube channel holder to sue somebody if they use a related or identical Youtube channel name that is likely to cause confusion among the public.

 

The trademark registration of the Youtube channel grants the holder to use the ® symbol signifying its registration for protecting the channel and logo. It helps to boost a specific brand identity for the channel. However, to gain the trademark registration for a Youtube channel, the channel holder must prove that the channel logo or name is clearly associated and distinct to the channel.

 

Trademark Infringement on Youtube 

Youtube policy restricts the channels as well as videos that breach trademark registration. Thus, if other Youtuber uses the trademarked Youtube channel name or logo for his/her videos in such a way that is likely to cause turbulence to the watcher, the owner of the trademarked Youtube channel has the right to take action for trademark breach

However, Youtube only restrain the channels or videos that breach the trademark. It does not provide a system for informing and taking action on disobey. The holder can sue the Youtuber for infringement under the trademark act and restrain the Youtuber from creating content with the trademarked Youtube channel name or logo.

 

Limits of Trademark Registration of Youtube Channel Name or Logo

A trademark of a Youtube channel will not restrict a competitor from making realted videos. The trademark of a Youtube channel will not secure the content but rather protects the way the content is regulated and identified. 

A trademark of a Youtube channel will only secure the public or direct competitors from using the branding materials, i.e. the channel name or logo that misleads customers. Thus, even though someone else cannot use the registered trademark without the holder’s permission, it will not prevent them from making related videos.

 

Benefits of Trademark Registration of Youtube

The following are the profit of trademarking a Youtube channel name or logo.

Trademark secures the channel name or logo and prevents competitors from using a related copy of the Youtube channel name or logo.

Trademark increases the value of the Youtube brand, especially when the holder wants to sell the Youtube channel business.

Trademark permits the youtube channel holder to sue someone using the Youtube channel name or logo.

Trademark secures other Youtuber from using a related brand without permission

Trademarking a Youtube channel will give absolute rights to use the channel name or logo on all social media platforms

Trademarks secure any third party from using a related name or logo to mislead and gain watchers, thus allowing the trademarked channel viewers to faith in the brand. 

CONCLUSION

The trademark registration of the Youtube channel grants the holder to use the ® symbol signifying its registration for protecting the channel and logo. It helps to boost a specific brand identity for the channel. However, to gain the trademark registration for a Youtube channel, the channel holder must prove that the channel logo or name is clearly associated and distinct to the channel.