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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on March 24, 2020 / Posted in Trade Marks
    There are many variations of trade mark applications. When applying for a trade mark you need to ensure you carefully consider your options.
    There are many variations of trade mark applications. When applying for a trade mark you need to ensure you carefully consider your options.  Even though, a standard trade mark application is the most common option filed for, there are other options to consider that may be best for you. These include collective marks and certification marks. Certification marks A certification mark is a specific type of trade mark that indicates to others a level of guarantee that the goods or services [...]
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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on March 23, 2020 / Posted in News
    Update on Trademarkroom measures for COVID-19
    Dear clients, In view of COVID-19 we wanted to alert you about the potential changes in the coming weeks. Here at the Trademarkroom we have been keeping a close eye on the development of COVID-19 and advise the following:  We wish to assure you that we continue to provide high levels of service throughout this uncertain period. However, as a result of the recent developments, it is best that we now work from the safety of our homes and self isolate in accordance with government [...]
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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on March 23, 2020 / Posted in Trade Marks
    What many people don’t realise is that when your business grows so does the financial value of your trade mark.
    What many people don’t realise is that when your business grows so does the financial value of your trade mark. As well as this a trade mark can bring your brand an indication of  quality and reputation to customers. You may find that larger corporations have a vast library of trade marks and intellectual property. As a result, if the company owner was to sell on, the new owner would not only be buying the company assets but also the intellectual property that comes with this. [...]
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  • Posted by Anna Orchard on March 09, 2020 / Posted in Trade Marks
    It is a common misconception that you have no way of protecting a trade mark that you haven’t registered…wrong!
    It is a common misconception that you have no way of protecting a trade mark that you haven’t registered. However, as you may not know, you can protect your mark being used by anyone else by a process referred to as passing off. Passing off is a common law action which allows a party to prevent another using a specific mark if they can show they have developed ‘goodwill’. A difficulty lies in quantifying goodwill. This is because levels of goodwill are subjective and [...]
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