Trademark Law

Protecting and enforcing your trademark in China

TradeMark in China

Registering your trademark in China is the first step to protecting it. Although it is not an obligation, not doing so will more often than not prove to be a catastrophic error. Whether you sell or manufacture your products in China, not registering your trademark will leave you without protection and open to becoming the next victim of trademark squatting in China.

I have my product’s trademark registered in China, is there anything else I should do to protect my business? Yes.

Trademarks after BREXIT – protecting your trademark in the United Kingdom

Trademarks after BREXIT image

BREXIT has left the world and especially Europe in an uncomfortable stand-by. While the months pass, the number of questions and theories of how, what, and when only increase. Deal, no deal, hard BREXIT or soft BREXIT, even the possibility of a second referendum now seems to be an option, although remote. However, when it comes to trademarks and industrial designs in a post BREXIT era, how they would be handled in the worst-case scenario of a no deal hard BREXIT now seems to be clear.

What is the Trademark Madrid System?

Trademark Madrid System

The Madrid System for multinational trademark applications aims at facilitating the process of trademark registration in a large number of countries. It is governed by the Madrid Protocol, a treaty signed by multiple members, and allows a trademark holder to request the extension of a single trademark application or registration made in one member country to any number of other member countries.

Trademarks and Amazon’s Brand Registry

Amazon's Brand

Amazon is a monster, but in the good sense of the word… This one-stop shop for everything you may need - and in most cases not - is the perfect meeting place for responsible consumers, shopaholics and sellers.

In this virtual marketplace that allows for the average Joe to compete face to face with big business, how can a seller, either small or large, get an edge over their cutthroat competitors? Well, the solution is simple… as always, trademarks (brands).

Trademarks and China – Preventing a Great Wall of Laments

How to register a trademark in China

There is no point in expressing the importance of China's economy. With an estimated population of 1.4 billion and the fact that an immense portion of the world’s goods are being produced and shipped from China, trademark owners should be marching to protect their trademarks in mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

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