Emails claiming that someone in China, Taiwan, or another country is attempting to register your trademark with a.CN or.TW, or dot whatever, even referring to it as an Asian domain name.
They claim that someone else is trying to register a trademark there and are a concerned party trying to be helpful by reaching out to ask if you, as the trademark owner, will approve this trademark registration.
This message is a scam. Nobody is attempting to register under your trademark in Asia. They want to sell you a domain name that no one knows and you don’t need, which is their only objective.
If you conduct business in China or anywhere else in Asia, and this is an essential market for your brand, then, by all means, get the.CN or whatever domain name you want that best helps your business.
But, if you have not or don’t intend to acquire a domain name in that national registry, ignore any email claiming that someone is supposedly trying to register a domain name incorporating your brand; it’s a scam.
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