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Horrifying Trademark Infringements

Today is Halloween, and all over the globe, houses will be decorated and children will celebrate by going trick or treating and eating ‘dead-man’s fingers’, and spider cakes. For anyone interested in a little trivia: Halloween derives from the pagan festival Samhain.  

A Brief Line-Up Of Rugby Trademarks

Saturday, 2 November sees the final match of the Rugby World Cup 2019. Regardless of who makes it to the end game, thousands of fans around the world have enjoyed a spectacular event, hosted brilliantly by Japan.

Trademark Applications in Kilkenny, Ireland

Did you know that Kilkenny has been ranked as the “friendliest city in Europe”? As well as being a draw for tourists from all over the world to visit its famous castle and crafts hub, the city is also home to all Irish trademark applications at the Irish Patents Office. The Paten…

Trademarking The World’s Famous Events

On 21 September 2019, over six million people descended on Munich to attend Oktoberfest, the world’s largest Volksfest (beer festival and travelling funfair). Oktoberfest is also known as Wiesn, the common name for fairgrounds. Part of Bavarian culture since 1810, Oktoberfest is …

Legal Tech & The Pharmaceutical Trademark Clearance Challenge

Not all trademarks are created equally and this is particularly true in the case of pharmaceutical trademarks. While all potential trademarks face similar challenges in development and registration, there are some unique issues facing those developing new brands in the Pharma ind…

Pharmaceutical Trademarks At PTMG Autumn Conference - Berlin 2019

Did you know that in 2018 worldwide revenue in the Pharma industry exceeded $1.1 trillion? With this kind of prolific activity the screening and clearance of Pharma trademarks and brand protection demands strong and efficient team work. Our Pharma clients rely on a fast, intuitiv…

Latest Trademark Trends In The Pharmaceutical Industry

The drums of economic doom have been soundly beating throughout 2019. The consensus is a global recession in 2020 is now a serious prospect due to the US/China trade war, Brexit, currency gyrations, and slow growth across most nations.

MARQUES 2019 - Brands Confronting Change

The 33rd MARQUES Annual Conference took place in Dublin this year from September 17th to 20th at the Citywest Hotel and Conference Centre. The event was very well attended by over one thousand delegates and was at capacity. We would like to take this opportunity to thank here the…

Developing A Successful Anti-Generic Strategy Through Trademarks

“Discovering, developing, and testing a new medicine has rightly been described as the riskiest research process in the world…. One harsh reality: about half of all new drug candidates fail in the late stages of clinical trials after the bulk of research and development costs hav…