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Trademarks useful information

16 May 2017

Trademarks are used to distinguish the goods or services of one business from those of another. They may be words, letters, a logo, numerals or a combination of some or all of these. 

This factsheet outlines:

  • The rights of owners of trademarks
  • Protecting trademarks
  • The European Union Trademark ('EUTM')
  • Registering a Trademark
  • Useful contacts

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