Trademark Registration Guide and Information

International Classification of Goods and Services

If you would like to extend protection of your trademark to other goods or services, for example, you intend to introduce new shoe racks under the same trademark “ABC” in the marketplace, you must file...

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Singapore Trademark Process

The Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS) is the government agency that administers Intellectual Property (IP) laws in Singapore. The operative statue governing trade mark law is the 1998 Trade Marks Act...

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Overview of the Madrid system

lntellectual Property Rights are territorial. It is therefore imperative to protect and seek registration of your trademark in the countries that you operate. Under the Madrid system, you can now seek...

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TM Search – Is it necessary?

Given the additional cost, it is not surprising that an applicant would want to avoid conducting a trademark search prior to filing an application. While searching is not mandatory, it can help...

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TM Registration in 3 simple steps

To register a trademark, LJ Vernus performs a trademark search, prepares and files the application, responds to Office Actions, attends to publication and registration...

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Selecting a strong and marketable trade mark

When selecting a new trademark for your products or services, it is important to strike a balance between marketability and distinctiveness. Marketability helps maximises market exposure...

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Trademark Scam Alert

Business owners who are registering trademark should be wary of demands for money to register your trademarks. Once a trademark application is filed with the Intellectual Property Office of Singapore (IPOS)...

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When should you use the Madrid system?

For businesses looking to expand their markets overseas, the Madrid Protocol can be a "one-stop shopping" for an international filing and maintenance program. The advantages...

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DIY Search: Using Internet for an Informal Trademark Search

Every business owner must pay attention to whether a new mark has already been used by another trader. In order to ensure that you are not infringing on someone else's Intellectual Property Rights...

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Implementing a Watch

Your brands are significant assets. Safeguarding them is one of the critical elements of a strong brand protection strategy. Implementing a trademark watching program is...

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