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Trademark Registration

If you’re starting a business or looking to protect your brand, trademark registration is a crucial step. As solicitors, we have the expertise and experience to help guide you through the process seamlessly, saving you time and hassle. Our team of legal professionals will ensure that your trademark is protected and legally enforceable, giving you peace of mind and protection for your intellectual property. By entrusting us with your trademark registration, you are giving your business the best chance of success in today’s highly competitive market. Contact us today to learn more about how we can help you safeguard your brand.

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What is a trademark?

A trademark is a type of intellectual property that consists of a recognizable sign/ logo, design or expression of words that identifies products or services and distinguishes them from other products or services sold by other businesses. Once registered, a trademark can provide legal protection and exclusive rights to the owner of the trademark.

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Our Service

If you have a logo, design or expression that you would like to protect by way of trademark, we can assist you with all aspects of registration. Initially, we can help you establish what services and products you are looking to protect and advise you on what classes of services you may wish to register under the trademark. We can then undertake research on the IPO and advise you of any similar trademarks which may prove as a barrier to any proposed application. Once satisfied, we can then draft the application and submit the same to the Intellectual Property Office. We will keep you updated and advise you at every stage of the registration process. In the event that a dispute arises with regards to any trademark, we can refer you to the relevant solicitor to help resolve this.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Please find below some FAQs regarding Trademark Registrations.

Does the trademark have to be renewed or is it indefinite?

The trademark will need to be renewed every 10 years to keep it protected.

How long does it take to register a trademark?

Our commercial team can prepare the application and submit it as soon as you have approved and signed off the same. However, the Intellectual Property Office will need to review the application and publish it to give other trademark owners opportunity to oppose the registration. The full process is likely to take no less than 2 months.

Why should I register a trademark?

Registering a trademark offers several advantages including legal protection, brand recognition, market advantage and the trademark itself being an asset of value to the business.

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I recently engaged Poole Alcock to check a contract for me. I found the process very clear and straight forward. Eve was very thorough and professional, explaining all of the legal aspects in detail. I would certainly recommend you to others.

 

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