Registering a Trade Mark in the UK
- Price: £3.60
- Published: September 2014
- Type: Business Information Factsheet
- Format: PDF
Business owners use trade marks to distinguish their goods and services from those of their competitors. Registering your trade mark can help you stop people from using your trade mark without your permission. You can also sell, franchise, license or mortgage your registered trade mark.
This factsheet explains what a trade mark is and why you should register your trade mark. It summarises what you must do to register a trade mark in the UK, and details the procedures and costs involved in the application process. The factsheet also outlines the rights and responsibilities of trade mark owners and provides further references for applying for a trade mark overseas.