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What Do The Top 200 USPTO Representatives Have In Common?

The United States does everything on a grand scale. From its legendary Cadillacs and Dodges to Superstores, America understands that more is more. If you want to grow your brand, the US market represents the gold standard in commercial ambition. That is why domestic and internati…

Arla v Oatly - milking it for all it’s worth?

The idea of a legally good trademark is different from that of the marketing structure and brand creation can occasionally lead to disagreement between clients, marketing and legal teams. If you want to emphasize to your clients, or marketing team, that trademark registration is …

The Economics Of Failed Trademark Applications In The US

Obtaining a clear idea of how much it will cost to register a trademark in the US (or anywhere for that matter) is difficult because the answer will always be...it depends. Specifically it depends on how many classes you wish to register across, if it is based on use or intended …

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…