Creating an engaging and eye-catching logo is crucial for many businesses, but make sure you’re compliant when it comes to copyright.
There have been political tensions between Russia and many western nations for several years. Sanctions have been imposed on Russia since 2014, by the US and the EU as a result of their interpretation of the situation in Crimea and Eastern Ukraine, which Russia disputes.
Julie Deane, CEO and founder of the Cambridge Satchel Company and Jeremy O?Hare, relationship manager at the British Library Business and IP Centre, share their top tips on mastering intellectual property so you don’t get caught out.
You?ve given your brand a unique moniker, only to receive an official legal letter from a big business that’s taken offence. It’s a nightmare entrepreneurs dread, but company name disputes are seemingly inevitable.
Securing trademarks is the most effective way of maintaining the reputational value of your business, whether you’re a small startup or a huge, world-renowned brand.
Michael Conway, an associate and chartered trademark attorney at intellectual property firm Haseltine Lake, discusses recent high-profile cases of Western brands protecting trademarks in China and what it means for UK businesses thinking of operating in the country.
There’s a reason why Apple suddenly changed the name of its iWatch to the Apple Watch, and it all has to do with Swatch – a rival that may have it in for the tech brand.
While on one side a business can’t really claim to have made it unless someone out there has created a gag Twitter account to poke fun at said named company, there is a danger that these channels can do serious damage to a brand.
Trademarking your business name can help you assert your brand's intellectual property. Here are ten key facts about trademarking.
We are a creative and digital leader, but our firms don't have enough awareness about IP.
Ben Stevens, of Russell-Cooke Solicitors, discusses the difficulties that come with attempting to register a shape mark.
As Skype has just been refused a trademark for sounding too much like Sky, we decided to take a look at some of the more interesting trademark cases of the past few years.