Five Minutes on European Trade Marks

    View Authors December 2015

    Trade marks often constitute one of the most important assets of a company. The protection and productive use of trade marks provide a competitive edge to businesses and are often keys to success. In the globalized economy, the skillful use of trade marks can create an external brand for a company’s products or services and also provide value in the boardroom by adding leverage in M&A transactions.

    This edition of “Five Minutes On…” explores how managing trade marks in the EU can bring challenges and opportunities, given differences between European and national trade mark rules.

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