Courtesy: http://www.inta.org/TrademarkBasics/FactSheets/Pages/TrademarkDilution.aspx Trademark dilution is the weakening of a famous mark’s ability to identify and distinguish goods or services, regardless of competition in the marketplace or the likelihood of confusion. Dilution typically occurs as the result of blurring or tarnishment of the famous mark. It is similar to the concept of passing off, which involves misrepresenting … Continue reading What is trademark dilution?
Protecting your intellectual property makes it easier to take legal action against anyone who steals or copies it. The type of protection you can get depends on what you’ve created. Type of protection Examples of intellectual property Copyright (automatic right) Literary works (including writing), art, photography, films, TV, music, web content, sound recordings Trade … Continue reading Protect your intellectual property
Registering your trade mark gives you the exclusive right to use your mark for the goods and/or services that it covers in the country where you file. If you have a registered trade mark you can put the ® symbol next to it to warn others against using it. However, using this symbol for a … Continue reading The benefits of trademark registration