CREATION

Our specialist Trade Mark team will work closely with you throughout the creation of your brand name/logo to ensure that it is protectable and registrable.

CLEARANCE

Before using/seeking to register a brand name/logo our specialist trade mark lawyers will advise you as to an appropriate clearance strategy to highlight any third party rights that may restrict the use of your chosen trade mark either now or in the future.

PROTECTION

Using our network of agents around the world our expert trade mark lawyers can devise a protection strategy to ensure that you secure valuable trade mark registrations for your chosen trade mark.

ENFORCEMENT

Our experienced Trade Mark team can assist you with enforcing your trade mark rights around the world, including by monitoring any new applications for similar marks, monitoring competitors or counterfeiters impacting on your brand, and enforce the brand through Registry proceedings and where necessary the courts, including claims before the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court (“IPEC”), the High Court and in courts outside of the UK.

EXPLOITATION

Our trade mark lawyers work closely with you to understand your business goals to identify ways to exploit your brand to include licensing arrangements.

MAINTENANCE

Securing your trade marks is just the start and our specialist Trade Mark team advise on all aspects of portfolio management to ensure that your portfolio works for you and is maintained throughout the life of the registrations.