Here you will find a number of links to the official trademark search motors of the trademark offices in several countries. In them you will find identical trademarks to the one you seek but keep in mind that not only identical trademarks are an impediment to register a trademark but also similar trademarks are. To locate all relevant trademaks when applying for registration of a trademark must hire service prior search to the registration of a trademark that offer intellectual property professionals.
The Nice Classification established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification of goods and services applied for trademark registration. The Nice Classification consists of a list of classes, together with explanatory notes and an alphabetical list of products and other services, indicating the class to which each of the goods or services belong.
Here you will find differents articles related to registration, maintenance and defense of trademarks. These articles have been written by different professionals from different countries so they offer an interesting insight into different topics.
Here you will find different laws governing the registration, maintenance and defense of trademarks. Laws are ordered by country to make it easier to find the relevant law for each case.
Here you will find a series of links to the tool for consulting the processing status of a trademark offered by trademark offices in various countries. In them you will be able to consult the legal status of a trademark file (filed, published, reception of oppositions, granted, renewed, ...). If you do not find the information you are looking for, or you need more information than what is offered, we recommend that you hire the report service on the status of a trademark that is generally offered by brand professionals.
Here you will find a list of distinctive signs (trademarks and trade names) that are for sale or open to grant an exploitation license. Interested parties can contact the owner directly without intermediaries. If you have a trademark or a registered trade name and you want it to appear in this list to offer it to third parties, you can publish your ad in an easy and intuitive way.
Here you will find a number of links to the official patent search services in several countries. In them you will find patented inventions but keep in mind that not only patented inveciones are an impediment to filing a patent but unpatented inventions are too. If you want a complete search of the state of the art you have to hire the services of Intellectual Property Firm specialized in patent search .
The Nice Classification, established by the Nice Agreement (1957), is an international classification of goods and services that is applied for the registration of trademarks. The Nice Classification is composed of a list of classes, accompanied by explanatory notes and an alphabetical list of products and another of services, indicating the class to which each of the products or services belongs.
Here you will find a series of articles related to the registration, maintenance and defense of trademarks. These brand articles have been written by different professionals from different countries so they offer an interesting insight into different current affairs.
Here you will find a series of links to the current patent laws of various countries. In them you will find the laws / rules that regulate the application, processing and execution of patent rights. However, it is recommended that the application, processing and enforcement of patent rights be carried out through a patent professional. Said professional not only knows the current patent legislation but is also used to representing the interests of inventors in front of the Patent and Trademark Offices.
Here you will find a series of links to the tool for consulting the processing status of a patent or utility model offered by trademark offices in various countries. In them you will be able to consult the legal status of a trademark file (filed, published, reception of oppositions, granted, renewed, ...). If you do not find the information you are looking for, or you need more information than what is offered, we recommend that you hire the report service on the status of a patent or utility model that is generally offered by trademark professionals.
Here you will find a list of inventions (patents and utility models) that are for sale or open to grant an exploitation license. Interested parties can contact the owner directly without intermediaries. If you have an invention and you want it to appear in this list to offer it to third parties, you can publish your ad in an easy and intuitive way.
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How to register a trademark
The patent and trademark blog is a specific blog where we explain the basic concepts of the registration of patents and trademarks, announce activities related to industrial property organized by the institutions that we understand may be interesting for our readers and where we write news, curiosities, desicions, comments on industrial and intellectual property in a simple and understandable language. The most read posts / articles are those that explain the price of registering a trademark or put another way how much it costs to register a trademak. The article where we explained in an objective way how to register a trademark in Spain or in the European Union is also very read. This type of articles, quite common in our blog, act as a tutorial for those who wish to register without the help of a professional their trademark or patent.
The directory of professionals in the industrial and intellectual property sector is of great interest to anyone who does not know who to work with when registering a trademark, for example. The directory is global and can be filtered according to the professional's specialty, the country or even a keyword. Curiously this section is usually used by other professionals of the sector (lawyers and patent attorneys) to decide which colleague to send a case that they can not manage alone.
Patents and Trademarks
The trademark search responds to the recurring question of how to know if a trademark is already registered. In this section visitors will find a huge directory of direct links to trademark search engines offered by Trademark and Patent Offices from different countries. Through these links anyone can know if a trademark is already registered and consequently save money and time when registering your trademark. For example, if you want to know if a trademark is already registered in Spain you must access the trademark search engine offered by the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office and in the section "denominación" write the trademark to be searched for. The list that appears after clicking the "buscar marca" button is a list of all trademarks that contain the written word. Remember that not only identical trademarks already registered can be a problem, but also similar trademarks already registered.
The patent search responds to the recurring question of how to look for patents. In this section visitors will find a huge directory of direct links to the patent search engines offered by the patent offices of different countries. In most search engines you can make filters per applicant to know which patents a particular company has and you can also do a keyword filter to know what patents exist on a particular subject.
Registration of trademarks and trade names
Our portal offers, parallel to the locator or search engine, a list of direct links to the tools of different patent and trademarks offices to know the legal status of a registration. The legal status of a trademark or patent is important to know if a registration continues having effects in a certain territory or to know if that registration is going to expire soon or to know if that registration has changed hands at some point in its life. There is another section also very interesting; The marketplace of patents, trademarks and industrial designs.
How much does it cost to register a trademark
In relation to patents and utility models, it is well known that the vast majority of patentees and utility models (inventions in general) need external assistance to sell or license their invention. It is complicated in a globalized world to access the decision maker within the company who may be interested in buying or licensing an invention. For this reason there is this marketplace for patents, trademarks and industrial designs. In it, registered rights holders can advertise in a very visual and accessible way to all the world their registries with the objective that an interested person to contact him and to close the sale or license. In this section you can find all kinds of inventions. From those developed and patented by universities and technological centers to those inventions developed by an individual entrepreneur. All inventions are just as interesting for patent buyers or licensees.
There is also a marketplace for the sale of trademarks and trade names. The volume of this market is smaller since there are few sectors where trademark transfer is usually carried out in the wine and alcoholic beverages sector. The pharmaceutical sector is another sector where the sale of brands also exists on a regular basis.
Patent and Trademark FAQs
A section that is growing in number of visits of continuous way is the one of the FAQS. This section answers specific questions that our visitors make to the community. It is a place where anyone with more or less knowledge of industrial and intellectual property can ask what they want. This question is forwarded to our community who can respond by giving their point of view or recommendations. There are already more than 3000 questions asked among which the following questions stand out; "How to register a trademark" or "What is the telephone number of the Spanish Patent and Trademark Office?".