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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) […]

2019 Trademark Ecosystem

The 2019 Trademark Ecosystem is a full in-depth report highlighting the major changes in the trademark space, including identifying key players and forces affecting trademark infringement. As more trademarks enter the market, the challenge and complexity of protecting and preventing infringement increases. Key findings Steep rise in trademark filing activity, Infringement is here to stay […]

Chinese brands go global

Overview Following in the footsteps of mainland China’s domestic trademark register, which is the largest in the world, Chinese brands are now appearing on foreign trademark registers in increasingly large numbers. Details CompuMark™ has been tracking the drive from mainland China to build global brands, and this report shows that – in just four years […]

What’s new at CompuMark for pharmaceutical companies

Developing a PTO-approved mark is a challenge for any organization. But for pharmaceutical companies, the journey doesn’t end there. US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) requirements mean a second set of considerations. At CompuMark™, we are committed to providing you with best-in-class products and services designed to navigate these challenges.