Brexit and trademarks – brief explanation

Most importantly, nothing has changed as of now. All EU trademarks, including new applications, will include the United Kingdom until the end of the transitional period (which will run until 31 December 2020). At the end of the transitional period, all EU trademarks that have already been registered will be subject to national UK trademark […]

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Is Greta Thunberg’s trademark heading into hot waters?

Swedish activist Greta Thunberg has applied for an EU trademark for her name. It is common for celebrities to trademark their name. For example, Greta Garbo, Ed Sheeran and Lionel Messi are all registered trademarks in the EU. EU trademark GRETA THUNBERG covers, among other services, advertising, business management, business administration, financial, and insurance services. […]

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