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  • Posted by TMR TMR on June 17, 2019 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Opting for a descriptive brand name may seem like a beneficial choice for your business as you can give your customers an indication of what your business does.
    Opting for a descriptive brand name may seem like a beneficial choice for your business as you can give your customers an indication of what your business does. If you are planning on trade marking your brands name that describes what you do, you may want to think again.   This is because one of the first things an examiner looks at when considering your trade mark application is whether your proposed mark is descriptive of the goods and/or services under the Absolute Grounds for Refusal. [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on June 14, 2019 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Domain names and trademarks can usually be perceived as going hand in hand; however, they are two entirely different ways to protect your businesses brand.
    Domain names and trademarks can usually be perceived as going hand in hand; however, they are two entirely different ways to protect your businesses brand. A domain name is an internet address e.g., www.trademarkroom.com whereas a trademark is any word, symbol or logo registered with an Intellectual Property Office and is capable of distinguishing the goods or services of one undertaking from those of other undertakings. Contrary to the common misconception, simply registering a domain name [...]
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  • Posted by TMR TMR on June 06, 2019 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Portland-based US coffeehouse Coffee by Design has filed a trademark infringement suit against its competitor in Utah for the imitation of its CBD initialed branding.
    Portland-based US coffeehouse Coffee by Design has filed a trademark infringement suit against its competitor in Utah for the imitation of its CBD initialed branding. The complaint, filed in the US District Court for the District of Maine said the Utah-based CBD roaster is copying and promoting its products whilst using the Coffee by Design’s trademarks, causing confusion between consumers in the marketplace. Founded 25 years ago, Coffee by Design has long held a reputation for its [...]
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