Trademark Applications

Class 05: Pharmaceutical Trademarks?

Filing Activity Analysis: Supplements on the rise The 11th (2020) Edition of the Nice Classification describes Class 5 as “mainly pharmaceuticals and other preparations for medical or veterinary purposes”. When most people hear the word “pharmaceuticals” in the context of trademarks, they think of traditional areas of medicine such as cancer, vaccines, antibiotics, diabetes and […]

#Hashtag trademark applications rise 64% in just one year

It wasn’t too long ago that hashtags didn’t even exist, but since the birth of Twitter they’ve grown to become so much more than a tool to identify messages on a particular topic. They’ve become stand-alone marketing tools, used in adverts and advertising campaigns to strengthen brand engagement and recognition. This is reflected in new […]