Trademarks hold significant value in identifying products, goods and services and nurturing customer loyalty. A trademark is a sign that distinguishes goods and services of one trader from another. Logos, slogans, signatures, letters, numerals, packaging, shapes of products and packaging, scents, colours and sounds may be registered as trademarks. By registering a trademark you prevent others from using your mark or a similar mark for their own benefit on the back of the goodwill acquired from your trademark.
Our patent lawyers assist our Clients to determine the ownership of patent rights, design investment structures and provide corporate advice dealing with the development and creation of revenue streams for patented assets and sale of patented inventions. Our patent solicitors also look to help our Clients achieve commercial goals in a cost-effective and efficient manner.
Searches of trademarks registers to detect potential infringement and obstacles to registration;
Legal advice on registration of trademarks;
Drafting trade mark specifications;
Filing trade mark applications worldwide;
Monitoring the trade mark registers to ensure registered rights are not prejudiced;
Pursuing and contesting oppositions to applications; and
Trade mark portfolio management: a service that takes in renewals and monitoring of new applications that should not co-exist on a trade mark register