If your trade mark has been on the Trade Marks Register in the UK for a century then you’re in for a treat. The Patent Office will be in contact with you to offer you the chance to have a certificate issued to mark this occasion. From the Patent Office’s point of view the exercise will “promote Intellectual Property as a valuable business commodity”. It is also being seen as an opportunity for advertise and publicise their companies.
The Patent Office “marks” a significant date
The IPKat doesn’t doubt that trade marks are valuable business assets but he’s not sure that reward for registering that takes 100 years to come to fruition will encourage many more businesspeople to apply for trade marks.
More ways to celebrate a century here, here and here
Monday, 17 January 2005
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