Top Trade Mark misconceptions >

Registering your organisation’s name as a trade mark allows you to stop someone else using the same or a similar name in a comparable field to yours. This can be a very powerful legal right, and one that can often be obtained easily and cheaply. However, many charities do not see it as a priority.

Posted on 25 Jul 2016 in Legal Updates Read More >

Charity trade marks: resolving your dispute outside court >

When charities clash in court over names and brands, there are no winners. This was the message delivered loud and clear in the recent case involving Open College Networks and Open College Network Credit4Learning and their respective logos. It underlines that charities need to think tactically about protecting their rights in their names and brands.

Mathew Healey and Robert Oakley review the recent proceedings from the Intellectual Property Enterprise Court. 

Posted on 09 Dec 2015 in Legal Updates Read More >