It’s true to say there is nothing from stopping you using your trade mark if it’s not registered. That’s why so many business owners don’t bother. But they’re missing the point of trade mark registration. Look at it this way. [...]
Trade Mark portfolio management wasn't the first thing on your mind when you started your business. You probably only had one trade markto register. After all, your company was still in its infancy, and that's all you needed. However, as [...]
In a recent UK trade mark opposition (O-409-18), an application for TRUMP TV was refused by the UK Trade Mark Office on the ground of bad faith. On 30 October 2016, a UK company, Trump International Ltd, applied to register the trade mark TRUMP TV for a range of services in Classes 38 and 41.