Surnames in Trademarks
Surnames in Trademarks

People often wish to include words that are surnames into trademarks but what is allowed and what is not? In a recent decision there was highlighted that the definitive rule cannot apply by ...

Brand Owners and Brexit
Brand Owners and Brexit

In June 2016, the people of the United Kingdom decided by referendum that it was time to leave the European Union (EU). Clearly, this is profound decision that will have an impact of many ...

Trademarks vs. Copyright
Trademarks vs. Copyright

Trademarks are signs or symbols, usually in the form of words, logos, or combinations of words and logos. Trademarks are used in the course of trade or commerce by a trader, to identify the ...

Trademarks in the U.S.A.
Trademarks in the U.S.A.

USA is one of the 2 top economic markets in the world.  Therefore it is important that your primary marketing tool of your trademark is protected in the short term and the long term. US ...