If you wish to launch a trademark or product on the market or commercialise it in any way, you would be wise to make agreements. These agreements are recorded in a contract or deed. NLO Shieldmark supports you during the negotiations, design and drawing up of various types of IP-related agreements.

Commercial contracts

If you are thinking about launching a trademark or product on the market or any other type of commercial operation, it is always a good idea to make clear agreements beforehand. These agreements should be laid down in writing in a contract or deed.

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Cooperation agreements

If you are running a business, setting up a joint venture or involved in any other dealings with a third party in which intellectual property plays a role, it is always advisable to draw up a written agreement. We can help you with advice and assistance for various types of cooperation agreements.

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Fake invoices

Fake invoices are unfortunately a well known problem among trademark owners. A fake invoice is a misleading invoice (or letter) which reffers to a trademark, design, patent or patent application. A payment is requested for a publication in a register or to extend the validity of a registration.They use names like Worldwide database or Trademarks and Patents, Euro IP Register, International Patent & Trademark Database.


More information and examples of fake invoices


Our advice: don't pay. Please contact us is you have any doubts.

NLO Shieldmark wins Award ‘Benelux - Firm of the Year for Trade Mark Prosecution’

NLO Shieldmark is proud to have been voted ‘Benelux - Firm of the Year for Trade Mark Prosecution’ by the highly respected Managing IP magazine. The award was presented on Thursday 10 March 2016 in London.


We wish to thank our clients and fellow professionals for their positive feedback and for believing in our quality and service.