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3 Brands That Fight Loneliness

There are times in life when we will all feel lonely or isolated. Stressful events, such as the current COVID-19 pandemic and the new travel restrictions that are in place for many of us may mean that we are also now feeling emotionally cut off from family and friends and feeling…

How To Secure A Trademark Application Filing Date – And Secure The Gift Of Time!

Did you know that there are some universal essential requirements when filing your trademark application - but it is unnecessary to always pay fees upfront. Therefore, it is possible to secure that important filing date without having to lay out fees should your decision to pursu…

3 Smart Ways To Clear Your Brand Name

Did you know almost 4.57 billion people are active Internet users today? A myriad of mobile apps that enable users to create and share content have been part of our daily lives for a long time. And, needless to say, these powerful social media tools also enable both people and bu…

Access to Medical Cannabis Creates Trademark Application Surge

In August 2019, Emma Matthews wrote a beautiful yet painful story of her battle to obtain cannabidiol in the UK for her 12-year-old son, Louis, who suffers from seizures. Ms. Matthews and her son have relocated to the Netherlands because, without medical cannabis, Louis has zero …

Playing The Game

With the eSports industry expected to hit a value of $1.5 billion this year, companies are scrambling to register trademarks to protect their brands. The recent INTA Europe Conference 2020 in Madrid was focused on the convergence of the sports and eSports industries. However, wit…

Leap Day 2020 - When Time Is On Your Side

Do you ever wish that you had more time to get things done? Well this year you do. 2020 is a leap year and we all have 366 days to get things done. 

Transforming Branding Projects with Intelligent Legal Technology

Legal tech is transforming the way that the legal industry can provide services but there are positive trickle down effects for those outside the industry. Where the practice of law overlaps with commercial functions within companies, there is room to integrate efficiencies at ev…

Are your clients at risk from foreign trademarks?

The humble screening search is a key player in the creation of any trademark. From a law firm perspective, approaches to this are variable depending on client expertise, resources, industry and needs. In some cases, clients are encouraged to perform at least some part of this pro…