One of our partners, Knowem.com was recently featured on the BBC using our trademark search technology. We’re thrilled to help get that sort of publicity. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/programmes/click_online/9573075.stm (see 1.20 onwards) We’re looking forward to seeing more partners getting the same sort of publicity. If you’re interesting in partnering with us, we’ve got all the information you [...]
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Remarqueble and TMarque were recently featured in an article on online branding. http://anthillonline.com/remarqueble-launches-tool-to-help-companies-claim-their-brands-in-an-online-world/ The article highlighted our new trademark search and some of the great new features on our website.
Melbourne, Australia, 8 July 2011 – Remarqueble, a leading innovator in online intellectual property, today announced a new cutting-edge integrated intellectual property rights marking system, specifically designed for the mobile generation. Most people are accustomed to seeing some form of intellectual property rights notification on products they purchase – whether it’s a “TM”, “(R)”, “patent [...]
Engadget.com has reported that Apple Inc is currently taking issue with Amazon’s use of “Appstore” on Android devices. Apple’s trademark application for “App Store” has been opposed by Microsoft and is yet to be resolved. It will be very interesting to see where this all ends up. You can read more on the Engadget website.
Recently the Danish court held that a registered trademark can be used to prevent others advertising on that keyword in AdWords. The court found that the use of the keyword for advertising resulted in customers viewing the competitors site when they were in fact looking for the original. The trademark was used in the heading [...]
A 10 year trademark registration in the UK is now even cheaper thanks to the support we’ve received from the business community. Our trademark registration process has enabled our UK application price to drop to £299 for the entire month of December (includes all government fees and charges). That’s amazing value, especially important in the [...]
Nintendo recently filed a trademark application in the US for the phrase “It’s on like Donkey Kong”. It’s a well known phrase from the 80’s referencing a well known computer game by Nintendo. When Nintendo first released Donkey Kong it had its own brand issues – claims were made that Donkey Kong was too close [...]
Network Solutions, the company that administers the .com domain name registry, has recently revealed that 90 to 95% of domain name complaints are based on trademarks. This highlights the importance of owning both the domain name and the related trademark. You can read more about the issue here: http://news.cnet.com/Trademarks-haunt-domains/2100-1023_3-205061.html
An Australian website has been forced to close after a trademark dispute with a US company of the same name. According to the dispute, the US owner tried to establish the 1SaleADay website in Australia with the assistance of Australian representatives. The relationship did not go well and there was a dispute regarding the ongoing [...]
The UK Intellectual Property Office is now back to full operation after a denial of service attack left it with reduced functionality. You can read more about it here – http://www.worldtrademarkreview.com/daily/detail.aspx?g=1A3F2409-CCCB-4134-885D-06730836AD7E Thanks for your patience.