Singapore Trademark

Singapore Trademark

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) reviews all trademark applications from trademark owners in Singapore. Upon approval of a registration application, the owner will be issued with a trademark registration certificate, which gives the owner full protection and legal rights over usage of the mark within Singapore…

France Trademark

The National Industrial Property Institute (INPI) is the official registry in France for the registration of trademarks. In order to obtain a set of exclusive ownership rights over your mark, approval must be sought by the INPI. To speed up the trademark registration process and to ensure the mark meets all specifications laid down by the INPI…

Scope of WIPO

The World Intellectual Property Organization, officially abbreviated as WIPO, is the official organization for the registration of trademarks on an international basis. Created in 1967as a specialized service of the United Nations (UN), WIPO operates to ‘encourage activity, to promote the protection of intellectual property throughout the world’…

What is an international trademark

An international trademark refers to a type of mark that has rights and legal protection across a number of jurisdictions globally. Essentially, all countries that are party to the Madrid System (administered by WIPO – World Intellectual Property Organization) can register an ‘international’ trademark, and this extends to over…

Why Conduct Trademark Research

It is highly beneficial and advisable for all trademark owners to perform research during the development and registration stages in order to avoid unnecessary complications with the registration of their mark. By conducting research, you can ensure that your mark is compliant with the jurisdiction’s trademark laws in place…

What is a Supplementary Protection Certificate

A supplementary protection certificate, commonly abbreviated to SPC, is a ‘sui generis’, or an ‘extension of a patent that is under a specific set of rights’. Each member state of the European Union has the right to issue SPCs, which are most frequently requested for medicinal products including plant protection and drugs…

Malaysia Trademark

The Intellectual Property Corporate of Malaysia – MyIPO is the responsible authority for all trademark registrations in Malaysia. In order to obtain a set of exclusive rights over your mark, it is vital that it complies with all the provisions laid down by MyIPO. It is therefore advisable to enlist the services of a professional consultancy firm or trademark attorney…

What is a Trademark Renewal

When a trademark is registered by an intellectual property office, the mark will be given a specified validity, which usually ends 10 years from the date the mark was registered. Upon expiry of a registered mark, owners can seek trademark renewal. It is advisable to enlist the assistance of a professional…

Why Use Trademark Design Services

Individuals and companies who require a trademark to represent their business, products or services, will usually obtain professional trademark design services to help them create a unique and compliant trademark that is acceptable for trademark registration. Oftentimes, individuals will have an idea with…

Russia Trademark

The Federal Service of Intellectual Property, Patent and Trademarks (Rospatent) is responsible for the registration of trademarks and patents in Russia. Individuals who seek registration rights over their mark are therefore required to apply to Rospatent and meet the necessary…

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