Brand guidelines are an essential part of sustaining brand protection. Creating an effective brand guide begins with proper trademark use by the brand owner, lest rights are lost. A brand guide instructs team members and licensees on use of trademarks in media and in marketing and advertising.
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Trademark consent to use agreements are routinely used by trademark attorneys in proceedings to register trademarks before the U.S. Trademark Office. Such agreements are also called also called coexistence agreements, or live and let live agreements. The most famous example of a trademark consent to use agreement that was violated than that entered into in 1981 between The Beatles and Apple Computers.
Before joining The Gap Brands late in 2014, Kyle spent years traveling the globe facilitating teams to solve problems, crafting solutions, and maintaining relevancy to consumers. In a candid conversation, Kyle shared an experience of getting down with consumers in their homes and offices, where he looks for clues that lead to break throughs for the brands he represents.
You just awoke to find your domain name has been hijacked and your website is down, your site replaced by ads for sexual performance enhancing products. Your domain is now owned by an individual in Thailand with a phony name and address.
Or, perhaps you operate a successful on line business in the U.S. and learn someone in Australia has copied your entire site, and launched an Australian version of the site as their own, using your trademark in the domain but with an .au ending?
Join global trademark practitioners in a roundtable as they discuss how create a resilient social media strategy for your brand. What are the fundamental elements to include in an internal social media policy and how should these polices be communicated to staff?