Social media can be a great way to engage with your customers in new and exciting ways, but social media also bring some novel legal issues for businesses. Keep the following points in mind when formulating your social media strategy.
(This is a guest post from our lovely friend, IP specialist lawyer Noirin McFadden from K&L Gates)
Is plagiarism really the sincerest form of flattery? We at TLD didn’t really feel that way when a loving fan of ours called Ashwin filled out the form on our website and said “these guys are using your website template without your permission. Please see https://www.khiweb.com/index.html”
We had a look and sure enough – complete rip off!!
Except that they have done a really poor job of placing their logo and have put badly written text in. Many of the pages look incomplete, and they have icons and buttons linking back to our site anyway!
See below screenshot.
What we did about it