Intellectual Property

Trademark due diligence for Mergers and Acquisitions

During mergers or acquisitions, organizations need to take stock of their valuable brand assets. Reviewing and validating trademark rights is an essential step for due diligence, helping avoid costly surprises. This brief explains what trademark validation is, why it is an important step in a merger or acquisition, and how it helps reduce risk for […]

Happy 75th Anniversary to the Jeep® Patent!

The patent for the Jeep recently turned 75 years old. Issued on April 7, 1942, United States Patent No. 2,278,450 is titled “Military vehicle body,” according to the IP Watchdog. The patent itself describes the versatility we’ve come to know Jeeps for, showing just how visionary it was at the time it was conceived.

Nine things to consider when selecting IP analysis software

We’ve worked with thousands of IP professionals spanning R&D, portfolio management, patent licensing, IP litigation, M&A and more. Many intellectual property professionals struggle to compare the many patent analysis platforms available in the marketplace because their features tend to sound the same. With this checklist, anyone considering a patent search, patent analytics, or intellectual property […]

Life cycle of a trademark

CompuMark™ is the world’s leading provider of trademark and copyright research services. We’re pleased to provide you with informational materials such as this brochure. The life cycle of a trademark has been designed to provide a basic framework of information for each of the nine stages in a trademark’s life cycle.