The internet contains masses of information such as text, images, photographs and so forth. All these objects are actually the intellectual property of an individual somewhere in the world and this person owns the exclusive rights to his or her work. The information available on the internet is unfortunately not all free and made … Continue reading Intellectual property infringement – what do do?
Benefits of registration 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 … Continue reading Why should you register your trademark?
An admission is normally required where a word that is required for use in the trade by other traders has been miss-spelt in a trade mark, e.g. “soopa” as opposed to “super”. The applicant will be required to admit that he does not obtain any exclusive rights in the word “super”. A disclaimer is required … Continue reading What is the difference between ‘admission’ and ‘disclaimer’ in trademarks?