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Article: Businesses challenging trade mark applications hits new high

According to this piece published in the Global Legal Post yesterday, businesses attempting to┬áblock a rival from registering a conflicting trade mark has jumped a huge 7% in the last 12 months. Here’s an extract from the article and the full report can be read at http://www.globallegalpost.com/big-stories/businesses-challenging-trade-mark-applications-hits-new-high-73245228/ Extract:┬áThe increase is part of the broader trend … Read more

Artisan Beer Causes 19% Rise In Trademarks in UK Beer Industry

It doesn’t matter where you are, Portland (OR), Hong Kong, London, Melbourne, it’s not hard to notice a plethora of new craft beers. Beverage Daily reports that the rise and rise of the artisanal beer industry in the UK has also fueled a massive rise in trademark registrations. London based RPC law firm says that … Read more