I wanted to know if anyone can give me some answers on branding/copyrights/trademarks or recommend a web site that I can get some legal advice. I am in the process of starting a small online apparel company and I wanted to make sure my brand is protected and I don't violate another brand's rights. I am going to use the fake name of "Burning Tree Apparel" as my "brand" name for this example. First, if I want to ensure that my brand is protected, do I want to get the brand trademarked or copyrighted. From what I read on Legal Zoom it should be copyright. Second, if someone already has the domain burningtree.com registered and I want use burningtreeapparel.com is that a conflict. I have more questions but I will start with those. I have a few follow-up question but I will start with those.