What is NOT a registerable trade mark?

–          Words that other traders should freely be able to use in the normal course of trade, such as descriptive terms or common trade expressions that refer to your goods or services, i.e. the word “marketing pro” for marketing services or the term “denim” for clothing.

–          Common surnames

–          Geographic locations

–          Common colloquialisms and references to quality

It is always worth obtaining our advice as to whether or not your brand is capable of distinguishing

Posted on Mar 12, 2013

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