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  • Great Britain
  • Germany
  • France
  • China
  • Souht Korea

Choosing your brand

Taking our advice at the outset reduces the risk of expensive legal tussles and being forced to rebrand later down the line.

How can our trade mark team help you?

  • We advise whether your proposed brand is likely to registrable as a trade mark where you want to use it and whether it could have any possible negative meanings there.
  • We search to identify any existing identical/similar marks owned by others, assess the risks posed by any relevant earlier rights and recommend changes to minimise those risks.
  • We advise on choosing local language versions of your word marks in countries where infringers are likely to use or register local language versions.
  • G1/19: an update after the oral proceedings

  • Pilot Project – oral proceedings by videoconference before Opposition Divisions

  • Sound Marks

  • Big Mac – Big Mistake. How did McDonald’s lose rights in BIG MAC?

  • Trade mark protection for a growing cannabis market