- Speeding up UK patent applications
- The trade mark symbol
- What is a Community Registered Design (CRD)?
- What is a European Patent?
- What is a European Trade Mark (EUTM)?
- Can a patent be restored after renewal payments are missed?
- Intellectual Property Solicitors
- Use of Reference Numerals in Patent Specifications
- Claim amendments during PCT application procedure
- Licence as of right
- What are the implications of Brexit on IP rights?
- Excess claim and page fees
- Legal protection for coats of arms
- Trade mark notice of threatened oppposition TM7A
- UK Trade Mark Invalidation
- Early Requests for Unitary Patent
- The importance of a UK address for service
Could a 500-year-old law affect your trade mark? Usually, the go-to protection for a logo in the UK is a registered trade mark. But what about when a logo consists of a coat of arms?
The College of Arms founded in 1484 is the official authority regarding heraldry in England, Wales, Northern Ireland and the majority of the Commonwealth. All grants of arms made by the College of Arms are made under Crown authority.
Download the white paper below to learn more about the the legal protection for coats of arms in the United Kingdom, including how commercial companies can apply for a coat of arms and the pitfalls some have encountered using them in the UK, including none less than President Donald Trump of the United States of America.