Hi I registered a company and purchased ...

Asked by Vanessasmith on 21-06-2017 22:32:53
Question posted in the Intellectual Property Law category relating to Gauteng
Question value: R 0.00

Hi 

I registered a company and purchased a domain name legally in South Africa and have been receiving threats from lawyers of an American company telling me to change the name or they will see me in court because they have patents registered in several countries. They also said they hired a private investigator to find me. 

Can I be forced to change the name of my company even though it was legally registered in South Africa?

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