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Part II: The latest on our People, Data and Technology

At CompuMark, the success of trademark professionals is our number one focus. It’s what drives us every day to develop and deliver new trademark research solutions underpinned by the powerful combination of our people, data, and technology. Here’s Part II in our series:   Cultivating new brands at the speed of global markets When volume […]

Part I: The latest on our People, Data and Technology

At CompuMark, the success of trademark professionals is our number one focus. It’s what drives us every day to develop and deliver new trademark research solutions underpinned by the powerful combination of our people, data, and technology. Here’s Part I in our series: The cost of free: Industrial design research In our 2019 Trademark Ecosystem […]

Our focus on Canada’s trademark landscape

At CompuMark, our goal is to empower trademark professionals to expand and protect strong brands with confidence. This includes helping navigate trademark challenges unique to Canada. From facing new legislation to searching alternative industries like Cannabis, we offer a variety of Canadian-specific trademark solutions and enhancements to support you along the way.  The revised Trademarks […]

Innovator perspective: How technology is transforming trademark research

Technology is reinventing virtually every aspect of business operations, including how organizations secure, promote and protect their brands. Cloud computing, social media, mobile computing, and artificial intelligence (AI) are rapidly creating new business models and market opportunities. They are also creating new challenges for brand owners—and new solutions for meeting those challenges. How is technology […]

Overcoming key challenges in drug naming

The global market for pharmaceutical products reached $1.2 trillion in 2018 – up $100 billion from the prior year. It is projected to reach $1.5 trillion by 2023.[1] By another measure, this translates into more than 40,000 Class 5 trademark applications submitted to Trademark Offices around the world in 2018, on top of 300,000+ already […]

Putting more into our data, so you get more out of it

By Robert Reading, Director, Professional Services & Strategy for CompuMark Ask any celebrated chef the key to a great dish and the response is likely to be this: start with the best ingredients. So it is with trademark research. Without reliable source data, it is impossible to deliver research results that trademark professionals can count […]

The top 8 IP stories that shaped the first half of 2019

From growing industries to changing trademark laws, the intellectual property landscape is evolving. Here are the top stories that helped shape the first half of 2019.   1. e-Sports: An untapped market for both brands and law firms By 2022, e-Sports are expected grow into a $1.8 billion market. Yet, many top brands have low […]

Madrid Protocol welcomes Canada as amended Trademarks Act goes into effect

Canada’s amended Trademarks Act will come into force on June 17, 2019. The revised act introduces many changes to trademark law and practice including Canada’s accession to the Madrid Protocol, which will allow Canadians to file Madrid applications with the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO). In joining the Madrid Protocol, Canadian Intellectual Property Office (CIPO) […]

Brexit jitters? Act confidently with new reports.

*Updated 3/15/2019* With the clock counting down on the Brexit “divorce” between the United Kingdom and European Union, uncertainty reigns. Will an agreement for withdrawal be reached…or will it be a “hard Brexit”? Either outcome has implications for trademark owners in both the UK and Europe. On March 14th, after voting to reject the withdrawal […]