Trade mark registration can be expensive. In 30 years of evidence I have found the most expensive and wasteful results come from adopting legally weak trade marks to register.
Legally weak trade marks waste money long after registration.
Here’s 17 articles with our firm’s tips on how to select legally strong marks. They cover trade marks, brands and business, company, product and domain names.
Essential reading – what’s a legally strong/astute trade mark?
- Integrated, differentiated and creative brand strategy
- Learning from Xerox’s trademark makeover
- 7 habits of highly effective IP owners
Novel trade marks – colour and sound
Entertainment brands, marks and names
Beverage brands, marks and names
- Trade mark law strategy kept simple for blondes
- Hunter Valley wine brands and branding
- “Thirsty folk want beer, not explanations”
- Starbucks settles coffee trade mark law dispute
Food brands, marks and names
Fashion brands, marks and names
- Australian fashion law and industry trends
- Louis Vuitton mashups & fashion law
- Wild sneakers among the Rembrandts!
- Fashion lore and law
One lesson in these articles is that the expenses of trade mark registration and protection can be greatly reduced by working with your legal team to pick legally strong brands, marks and names.
Call for a conversation, anytime. We encourage our clients to work with us to brainstorm legally strong marks and names. It doesn’t cost you more. In fact it will cost you less.
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