Many of our clients often ask us what the difference is between a trademark and a patent. So, if you are confused between the two, rest assured you are not alone. However, failure to understand their differences could increase the potential for risk and loss. For instance, how do you know someone else will not […]

Everyone knows that there are risks involved in starting a new business, that is why it is so important that you seek to minimise those risks as much as possible.  One of the first items should be to register and protect your trademark.  If you decide not to register your trademark or put it on […]

There is often a lot of confusion and misinformation surrounding the topic of what and what cannot be registered as trademarks.  Here at Mark My Words, people often asked ‘What can I trademark?’.  Many people are unsure as to whether it is possible to trademark their birth names, colours or even symbols.  We have put […]

Most people have seen the TM and R symbols associated with business names and logos.  The process of actually registering your trademark however, is much more unfamiliar to new and sometimes, even established business owners. The details surrounding trademarks, the registration process and how to protect and enforce them, can be a complex process, not […]

A lot of business owners don’t enjoy dealing with the legal side of their company as it can be quite overwhelming having to deal with matters such as legal protection. Many people are inexperienced in the area of intellectual property (which includes the likes of trademarks, copyrights and patents) and are often unaware they should […]