A trademark is a word, name, letter, number, symbol, design, a combination of the foregoing or any other signal valid to distinguish industrial, commercial or agricultural products or a project to exploit natural wealth, used to indicate that the good with the mark belongs to the owner of the mark for the purpose of manufacturing it, trading in his invention or to indicate the performance of any service.
The trademark system which controls the producers permits the production of goods and marketing them in the most suitable conditions and blocking the illicit competition like do the forgers and counterfeiters who seek to market low-grade products and thus harming the company’s reputation.
It incorporates the pivot of the business venture and all the advertising efforts to consolidate the company’s position in the minds of consumers.
Its commercial value as it is one of the most important assets for any business or service venture.
The trademark is considered as an important guide for the consumer that permits him to identify the source of products and services and their distinction and thus facilitates the marketing process. However, it is prone to the risks of fraud and counterfeiting making countries striving to adopt the trademark protection system that ensures non-infringement of the marks by issuing national legal texts and concluding international treaties to decide on the provisions of sanctions stipulated on the various infractions resulting from forging marks, and these sanctions may be civil or criminal.
Steps Trademark Application
Report including a research and analysis of trademark registration probabilities through the search process at the trademark office of each country
Deposit of trademark registration requests at the trademark office of each country
Issuance of trademark registration certificate and transmission of documents to the client with the release a report on the registration details and trademark data.