How to Register a UK Trademark on a Shoestring

As trademark attorneys, we often have enquiries from people who are launching a business and want to register a business or product name, but are on such a tight budget that even a couple of hundred pounds spent on a trademark attorney is too much. If you can afford a trademark attorney we highly recommend…

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Trademark – Bad words for Adwords? (Part 1)

For an update please see Part 2 With the increasing importance of the internet in commerce trademark law is having to catch up with new ways of advertising, in particular Google Adwords. The ongoing Interflora v Marks & Spencer case looks as though it might have a serious impact on using trademarks as Adwords. There…

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