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  • Company Names Tribunal League Table

    Intel Top League of UK Company Name Tribunal Cases

    American chip maker Intel top the league for challenges brought to the UK Company Names Tribunal. Over the last 4 years they have challenged 46 companies over their name and have won 45 of their cases. The loosing companies have typically had to change their...

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  • Small Busiess Intellectual Property

    How Healthy is your Company’s Intellectual Property?

    Intellectual property is often an area which small businesses overlook, either because they think it is not relevant to them, or because it is surrounded in complex rules. The Intellectual Property Office (IPO) have been making a lot of effort recently to educate small businesses...

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  • Non-IPO Sample Trademark Invoice

    IPO Warn About Misleading Trademark Renewal Notices

    We register trademarks for a lot of our customers. As a result we end up getting a lot of invoices for trademark renewals, community trademark filing and entries into public registers. They look official and are sent by official sounding companies but unfortunately a lot...

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  • What is a Trademark, how to get one?

    What is a trade mark?

    Trade marks are part of your intellectual property. Intellectual Property is a way of identifying who owns an idea. If an idea is covered by Intellectual Property then it is protected. Anyone who wants to make money from that idea has to ask permission and...

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  • Filing a Trademark

    Filing a Trademark

    If you are running a limited company or any other sort of business, then you will want to protect your interests. The last thing you want is someone stealing your ideas or making a profit off your good name. To get the best possible protection...

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