How to conduct a Trademark Search?

Trademark searches refer to any action taken for the purpose of determining whether a proposed mark is already being used in commerce. The search can be narrow in nature or can be broad enough to include results from every avenue. An appropriate search strategy constitutes of the nature of the mark, nature of goods and[…]

Basics of International Trademark Applications

International trademark registrations are of utmost importance to businesses that function globally. In this internet dependent world it is hard to find a company that doesn’t wish to be protected while expanding its business too. Hence, each and every company wants their trademark or service mark to be registered internationally. This is done to avoid[…]

Need for Trademark Searching

What is trademark search? To create a unique and potent brand name or company name, the significant amount of cost is incurred along with time. A mark determined as unique by a particular business might be already in use by any other business or company somewhere in the world. In order to make sure of[…]

Crucial aspects of Trademark Search

Prior to filing a trademark application, a simple question is asked, “Have you conducted a trademark search?” We know that this is the basic question, each company or an agent asks, but the point is that it is highly and equally important to know that your trademark is not confusingly similar to the other exiting[…]

How to Register a Trademark Internationally?

A trademark is or can be a combination of a word, sign, symbol or a graphic which is used by a particular company to make it recognizable in the market. A mark associated with a particular service is referred to as the service mark. On the other hand a Trademark holds true for both marks[…]

Difference between Trade name & Trademark

Although the terms trade name and trademark may sound likewise, yet they are different under law and offer different protection. One of the complex lines that you come across is, ‘it is not necessary to hold a trademark on a trade name; however you can apply for one’. Also you might have come across that;[…]

How to ensure safety from Trademark Brand Infringement?

How to ensure safety from Trademark Brand Infringement? – Biggest problem today for all the companies is the brand infringement. Boom of development and registering new logos everyday has made trademark monitoring a handful of job. Additionally, globalization and the expansion of online business market make it harder than before to discover and register a[…]

How to set Trademark Monitoring Search Coverage?

How to set Trademark monitoring search coverage? Do you think it is justice to limit the trademark monitoring to crown jewels and not to anything else, well NO! The most common mistake practiced even by the big sharks of the industry is to solely focus on their best 10-20 marks while overlooking the rest. While[…]