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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 11, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    The Trademarkroom are happy to announce that we have been ranked in the top 100 UK trade mark filers for the fourth year running.
    The Trademarkroom are happy to announce that we have been ranked in the top 100 UK trade mark filers for the fourth year running. As proof that The Trademarkroom are always striving to be the best for our clients, we have secured our highest position yet at 56. We hope that this will continue for years to come. This is clear evidence that The Trademarkroom are experts when it comes to trade marks. If you want the experts on your side when filing a trade mark, for business friendly prices, [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 07, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Following on from her previous album, 1989, Taylor Swift has again filed a number of US trade mark applications in a bid to protect her song lyrics in more ways than one.
    Following on from her previous album, 1989, Taylor Swift has again filed a number of US trade mark applications in a bid to protect her song lyrics in more ways than one. Song lyrics, in general, have protection through copyright. However, many artists have looked to take one step further with their protection, and trade mark their lyrics. Taylor Swift, pop superstar, has led the way and previously protected a number of lyrics from her hit album 1989. The registrations included ‘this [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 06, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    While trade mark registration is important for all businesses, it is especially crucial that as a Small to Medium Enterprise, you are aware of the potential power it could have to your success.
    While trade mark registration is important for all businesses, it is especially crucial that as a Small to Medium Enterprise, you are aware of the potential power it could have to your success. A trade mark in its simplest form, is a word, phrase or logo that can indicate to potential customers the origin of your goods or services. The key to a success mark is distinctiveness and this is needed for a mark to be registered. They are also a way for you to create a niche in your industry and [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 06, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    While registering a trade mark may seem an unnecessary expense, it in fact can give you a multitude of benefits.
    Whether you are a newly established business, or a company with a built up brand, you may be wondering if it is worth investing in a trade mark. The answer is clear. Of course! While registering a trade mark may seem an unnecessary expense, it in fact can give you a multitude of benefits. Not only will it allow you to prevent anyone using your company name or logo which could affect your relationship with your consumers, you can also build a reputation that any future customers can identify [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 06, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Use it or lose it- don't fall victim to revocation
    One of your responsibilities as a trade mark owner is to ensure that you are using your trade mark effectively and you are not creating a monopoly over the mark which could be used by someone else. If you do not use your mark properly in the classes it is registered for and the countries in which it has protection, it will be revoked and put back on the open market for another to use. If this is a key part of your brand, it could lead to the collapse of your business. Focusing mainly on EU [...]
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  • Posted by Jane Coyle on September 04, 2017 / Posted in Trade Marks
    Warner Brother Studios have found themselves in trade mark hot water after using ‘bumblebee’ in their latest range of action toys.
    Warner Brother Studios have found themselves in trade mark hot water after using ‘bumblebee’ in their latest range of action toys. Hasbro, the toy manufacturer, own the rights and subsequent trade marks in relation to the ‘Transformers’ film franchise. This includes the characters of the films. A character that takes the lead in many of the films, is Bumblebee, a yellow car which transforms into a robot. Bumblebee is the source of contention, as Warner Bros have just [...]
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