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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on December 18, 2017 / Posted in News
    A reminder of our opening times for this festive season.
    For the 2017 festive season, The Trademarkroom office will close on Friday 22nd December 2017 at 12pm and will re-open on  Tuesday 2nd January at 9am Over the festive season, The Trademarkroom team will not be available therefore please get in touch if you wish to protect your brand. On behalf of all the staff at The Trademarkroom, we wish all our wonderful clients a very Merry Christmas and a happy and prosperious 2018. [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on August 28, 2015 / Posted in News
    Blitz NV has filed a trade mark application in the US consisting of Dan Bilzerian’s portrait.
    Dan Bilzerian is a professional poker player, actor and social media personality. His Instagram account shows pictures of him with assault rifles, women in bikinis and even sat on a throne next to a lion! However, Dan Bilzerian is not limited to Instagram; he appears on Facebook, Twitter and even on a trade mark application. On the 19 th June 2015 a trade mark application was filed in the US by Blitz NV for clothing, footwear and headgear (serial number 86668895). The description of the trade [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on August 20, 2015 / Posted in News
    The US government is attempting to restrict the use of a motorcycle clubs trade mark.
    A trade mark is a badge of origin, it designates goods and services from one undertaking from those of another undertaking. It signals information in relation to the origin of goods, services and even motorcycle clubs! The Mongols Nation Motorcycle Club’s logo is a registered trade mark in the US. Their website states that they are “The baddest 1%er Motorcycle Club known world wide.” By wearing the logo they are displaying their badge of origin, signalling to others that they [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on August 12, 2015 / Posted in News
    Should Google have contacted the Trade Mark Room for a trade mark search first?
    Google has announced that they are going to be rebranded as Alphabet.  Alphabet is set to be the parent company with Google being the largest business. Maybe Google should have contacted the Trade Mark Room for a trade mark search first. It appears that BMW own the Alphabet trade mark and the alphabet.com domain name and do not wish to sell. BMW offer service packages to corporations with vehicle fleets under this trade mark and is looking into whether Google has infringed any trade mark [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on August 10, 2015 / Posted in News
    Michael Jordan has attempted to have certain trade marks revoked in China.
    Michael Jordan has lost his trade mark battle in China. The world famous basketball star alleged that Qiaodan Sports misused his name and several marks. In an interesting game of words, the word ‘Qiaodan’ is a transliteration of Mr Jordan’s name in China. The disputed marks include the number 23 and the Jumpman logo that are associated with the Air Jordan brand. On appeal at the High People’s Court, Mr Jordan attempted to revoke some of Qiaodan Sports registered trade [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on May 07, 2015 / Posted in News
    For the fourth year on the run we are competing against some of the largest law firm in the world.
    Another year in the top 100 list of UK & CTM filers The Trademarkroom has done it again. For the fourth year on the run we are competing against some of the largest law firm in the world. How do we do it? Every company needs to work hard and put the customer at its heart. But how do we manage to compete with companies far bigger than ours? The Trademarkroom was originally part of Lawdit solicitors but set out on their own about 10 years ago. What makes us unique is that we are a family [...]
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