Trademark Clearing

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 […]

U.S. Trademark Filing Strategies for Foreign Applicants: How to avoid common mistakes

For brand owners outside the United States, the process of securing trademark rights in the U.S. presents some important differences. Understanding these differences is the key to avoiding costly mistakes by foreign applicants. In this informative article, international intellectual property attorney William E. O’Brien explains three common mistakes made when filing trademarks with the U.S. […]

Trademark lawsuit filings the height of fashion

The latest report by legal analytics firm, Lex Machina, has revealed that fashion brands rank high on a list of companies who are consistently monitoring unauthorised uses of their names and logos. The fashion press say that Lex Machina’s annual trademark litigation year in review report, which analysed the U.S. district court filings from January […]