Hamlins’ IP lawyers analyse the jump in UK trademark disputes in Intellectual Property Magazine1st February 2016
UK trademark applications have risen dramatically over the past five years. At the same time, the number of oppositions raised by brand owners to rivals’ trademark applications has also risen with trademark owners apparently more keen than ever to prevent competitors using branding similar to theirs.
In their article published in Intellectual Property Magazine, Philip Herbert and Hayley Devlin discuss what is responsible for the rise. Why are brand owners now apparently more willing to invest their time and money registering trademarks and to take active steps to enforce their IP rights?
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