Have you discovered that somebody is infringing your design rights and do you want to take action to stop it? Together we can develop a strategy to combat trademark infringement. First of all, we will send the infringing party a cease-and-desist letter and then conduct negotiations with them if necessary. If this does not lead to a satisfactory outcome, we can commence legal action against the design infringement on your behalf.
The criteria for determining whether or not a design is eligible for registration are in principle the same criteria used to determine whether or not another design can be deemed to be infringing.
The scope of the design protection will also depend on the following:
To make sure you act on time against design infringement, we strongly recommend that:
Would you like tailor-made advice about design infringement? If so, contact one of the design attorneys of NLO Shieldmark.
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.
Our advice: don't pay. Please contact us is you have any doubts.
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.
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