What is a trademark?
What is the trade mark application process?
There are common reasons why a trade mark may not be accepted upon first examination by a government. To know more about the trademark registration process and how to apply for a trademark, please see our Before You Apply section.
Who enforces your trade mark?
When can I use the ® symbol?
I have a business name, won’t that stop others using my name?
Do you provide services other than trade mark applications?
Is the spelling trademark or trade mark?
Who can own a trade mark?
A person or a company may own a trade mark. A business name is not a legal entity and so cannot own a trade mark (in that case, the person or company who owns the business name should own the trade mark).
Assignment of a trade mark is relatively straight-forward, and so if you have yet to set up your company, you can own the trade mark personally at the outset and then transfer ownership at a later date.
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