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7 Trademark Organizations Who Are Evolving The Learning Landscape

Trademark law can be entertaining and it is often in the news. Cases can be riveting, for example, take the recent case involving dairy and oat-milk major players Arla v Oatly.  Heavy hitting dairy producers, Arla’s marketing campaign slogan was used as a trademark by one of thei…

5 Trademark Industry Trends to Watch in 2020

In the IP industry trends are important for a company's success and sustainability, as they are in all industries. IP law directly serves trade and the existence of intellectual property rights is directly related to the business activities of companies. In that sense, the IP ind…

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…

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…

How To Future Proof Your Legal Career

Rapid advances in artificial intelligence and automation processes have helped some lawyers to streamline their businesses and provide a faster and more cost effective service for their clients. The intellectual property sector is one of the best in class examples of this trend a…

How China Is Dealing With Bad Faith Trademarks

In the world of trademarks, few things have driven Corporate Counsel and IP Attorneys crazier than China’s bad faith trademark epidemic. Filers seek to extract money for the transfer of marks (trademark squatting) or piggyback off the reputation of established brands.  Whatever t…

A Day in the Life of TrademarkNow CEO Mikael Kolehmainen

Happy 7th Birthday TrademarkNow! It is sometimes hard to believe that in just seven short years we have come so far. Since the company was created in 2012 by the four co-founders Mikael, Heikki, Anna and Matti we have grown our customer base and now have several thousand users, w…