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CONSTANTIN BRANCUSI

Rebrand for a Romanian bank

16.04.2019


Currently, in Romania, we provide consultancy to a reputable banking company in a rebranding process. The goal is to achieve increase its popularity among customers.

As part of a company’s marketing strategy, the rebranding process can be very complex and long lasting. It requires a lot of research and its deployment involves many resources, hence our involvement. Respecting the legal bases and preventing potential issues are key factors in the successful development and delivery of a rebranding process.

Specifically, our client wanted to change the company’s name. In order to submit the application for registration of the desired name, we have first checked its availability at the respective PTO. What does this mean? We checked that there was no previous registration of another brand under the chosen name (or a very similar one) in the category in which registration was sought, as well as in related industries, in order to avoid any conflicts regarding the registration of our trademark.

 

08.05.2019

New case at horizon: generic trademark or not?-

In the coming months we will have a case related to a supposed generic name of a Swiss traditional bread producer’s brand. The problem lies in the refusal of the German office to register that trademark based on the fact that the name of the trademarks is generic. We consider this refusal difficult to understand, ( learn more )

24.04.2019

Slogans can sometimes be an issue

Surely, the word slogan has a meaning for everyone. You may have heard it many times used in association with different trademarks. Companies often use brand slogans to help their trademark accomplish long term strategic goals. They also help the company stand out in the market and gain a certain positioning desired by the company. ( learn more )

09.04.2019

Registering a domain name in Canada

We recently finalized the procedure of recovering a domain name, for a fresh chocolate Suisse producer. Every country has its specific legislation and requirements to be complied with in order to achieve the above-mentioned transfer. Firstly, we helped our client to obtain the respective Canadian domain name from its previous owner. We negotiated with the ( learn more )