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Trade Mark Basics/FAQs
 
What is a trademark?
How do you obtain a right to a trademark?
What is a patent?
How do you obtain a patent?
What is copyright?
How do you obtain a right to and what is covered by copyright?
What is an industrial design?
What is a geographical indication?
What is the difference between a trademark and a company name?

A Trade Mark is a distinguishing trade sign intended to differentiate the goods and/or the services of a given entity from the ones of another entity; the Establishment Name is a sign used to differentiate the physical location where a commercial activity is rendered whereas the company name is the designation attributed to the company upon its incorporation and must indicate the type of financial involvement of the partners.

 
Can you claim a right to a domain name?
What is a Well-Known Mark?
Parallel Imports

 


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