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Cease And Desist Letter? Six Crucial Points About Trade Marks
August 31, 2017

Your product or service’s brand name is how you promote and advertise your business—and it’s what your customers use to recommend you.

Using a strong brand name, your business becomes better known and builds...

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Want To Avoid The Need To Rebrand? Find Out The Pitfalls Before You Choose A Name
September 14, 2017

Picking a name for your business isn’t always straightforward.

An obvious first step for entrepreneurs embarking on a naming project is to pick some names and do a search engine check to assess whether anyone else is...

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What Is Copyright And How Can You Claim Your Own?
October 2, 2017

Copyright is a type of intellectual property right. that every business uses, and needs to know about.

Every business has a logo, website, brochures, photographs, packaging, software, and more. These are all subject to...

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How To Escape Intellectual Property Disputes and Litigation
October 9, 2017

There is a myth that securing IP protection is pointless if you lack the resources to litigate.

You’re actually much more likely to get into a dispute if you don’t register your rights than if you do. Owning...

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How To Legally Protect Your Designs And Intellectual Property
October 23, 2017

The appearance of your website, logo, or products is of paramount importance for the success of your business.

Design registration is available to protect the visual appearance of a product, or aspects of it, such as its shape...

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How We Can Help Secure Your IP
October 26, 2017

In this information-led economy, intellectual property is key. If you understand IP, and protect your assets strategically, the value of your IP could make your business far more valuable than the multiples of earnings figure...

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What Impact Will Brexit Have On Your Trademarks?
November 2, 2017

How to be prepared and make the correct moves to protect your intellectual property position

The media is abuzz with talk and comment on the ramifications Brexit will have on commerce.   Much relates to transport,...

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Brexit And EU Trademarks – Use It And Lose It?
November 7, 2017

Could I potentially end up losing my European Union Trade Mark (EUTM) even though I am actively using it in business?

Following our previous blog What Impact Will Brexit Have On Your Trademarks? which outlined some of...

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Brand Protection In The EU: Why, With Brexit, Brand Owners Are Starting To Look More To Madrid Than To Alicante
November 18, 2017

The announcement in October 2017 by the World Intellectual Property Organisation (WIPO) that the International Trade Mark system (usually referred to as the Madrid Protocol) has passed the 100 country-member mark is good news...

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How To Legally Protect Your Domain Name
November 20, 2017

The first thing you need to do when you have an idea for a new product, service, or business is to find a name for it.

It’s well worth consulting an expert in trademarks to help you choose a name, and to establish...

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Copyright – Who’s Hiding Under Your Bed? Hairy Monsters And Non-Literal Copying
December 7, 2017

You may be one of the eight million or so viewers who have already seen the John Lewis 2017 Christmas television advertisement  – Moz the Monster, featuring a lovable monster who hides under a child’s bed. If...

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Personality Images And IP
December 19, 2017

In the lead up to the Christmas and new year season, most of us are accustomed to seeing television advertisements featuring well-known actors and personalities endorsing a range of luxury products such as perfumes and...

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