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9 Trademarked Holiday Names - Who Owns Christmas?

These days it seems like the holiday season is always upon us. Starting on the very first day of the year and ending on New Year’s Eve, we are spoiled for choice when it comes to celebrations! However, along with the lighter side of marking the moment with family and friends, the…

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…

Graphical Representation And International Trademark Registration

In the trademark world, as indeed in life in general, everything is interconnected and small changes in one area can lead to knock on effects in another. The business world is global and for many companies, expanding their customer base across regions is a necessary goal for comm…

100 Year Old Trademarks In 2019

1919 was an interesting year in terms of the world stage. In France, the Treaty of Versailles brought about the end of WW1, ushering in a new stability. The oldest existing airline, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, was established. The British House of Commons elected their first female…

Should a Trademark Attorney be Required for Trademark Applications?

Across Intellectual Property Offices (IPOs) globally, different regulations, systems and practices mean that at least a passing familiarity with that region is helpful in terms of successful trademark registration. In the EU, for example, it is a requirement that the representati…

What Makes a Great Trademark Attorney?

Amongst those new to the trademark world, a familiar theme emerges. Queries are raised about the basics of trademarks, the necessity of registration and the value (or otherwise) of consulting with a trademark attorney. Client education is a consistent hot topic amongst lawyers in…

How Long Does It Take To Register a Trademark in 2018?

The trademark application process can be a long one - and certainly much longer than people applying for the first time (or the first time in a new region) might realise. There are some common factors that will impact your time frame to successful registration and an examination …