What is real
is not external form.”
As representatives of a pharma company, we assist them in registering a European trademark. The key tool: an EU survey.
The examiner has opposed the fact that the trademark is descriptive and lacking in distinctiveness because it indicates the nature of the product and a geographic region.
In order to demonstrate that his argument is not founded, we have recommended to our Client to conduct a European survey to analyze in concrete terms the associated risk that consumers make about the product designation.
Between August and September 2020, we faced a fairly common issue in the world of intellectual property. We have identified a similar trademark to that of one of our clients. The next step was contacting and starting the negotiation procedure with the opposing party in order to waive the protection of one of the classes, ( learn more )
Although many famous slogans enjoy incredible success, many others face the barrier of not being able to be registered. What could be the main reason why a short series of words cannot be registered? What is the definition of a slogan? Before finding out the reasons why certain slogans cannot be registered, we need to ( learn more )
The internet’s boundless borders have paved the way for small businesses to become international. Businesses that operate online also maintain multiple platforms of operation, including a website and social media accounts, and thereby increasing visibility and access to both consumers and potential brand abusers alike. Having brand protection that spans borders and countries is becoming ( learn more )