We know from experience that it is often not clear to companies what happens after they have submitted their trademark application. Read here to find out what happens after you have submitted your application.Läs mer »
Many companies who offer software products and services make a fundamental mistake in identifying those goods and services in their trademark application. With this simple rule you can do better than many other companies.Läs mer »
There are two ways of getting a European wide trademark. Applying it directly at European Intellectual Property Office (EUIPO) or making an application for international trademark registration that covers also the European Union. If accepted, the registration covers all EU member states.
There are however some important differences depending which route you take.Läs mer »
Chinese companies are filing even more EU trademarks than Spanish, French and UK companies, reveals our study. China has a sticky reputation of providing cheap counterfeits. During the past ten years Chinese companies have started to innovate their own products, and during the last few years Chinese brands have reached Western markets. EU trademarks filed […]Läs mer »
For most companies EU trademark is the best way to get their brand protected within EU. Here’s 5 practical things to know about EU trademarks. 1. They’re great, but not without downsides The obvious advantage of an EU trademark is that with one registration it is possible to cover 28 countries and a market of […]Läs mer »
Trademark laws and processes are surprisingly similar in most most countries. That being said, there are also many differences between different countries. Here’s three things how US and EU trademarks differ. 1. The importance of use The main difference between EU and US systems is that actual use of the trademark is very important in […]Läs mer »