March Newsletter 2016

07 Mar, 2016

 

 

Company News


Last week, we were lucky enough to attend the AIPPI/INTA seminar in Singapore, Designs: Into the Future. It was great to mingle with global peers and learn more about Industrial Designs. It was particularly interesting hearing the differences in law from one country to the next. Thank you to all the presenters and organisers for a fantastic conference. 

Our work with IP Australia and OHIM continues at great pace and we were also able to release some exciting enhancements into our online trademark search platform. 

We continue to hire in both our Brisbane and Pittsburgh office so please reach out if you are keen to join our expanding team. Do you have any ideas or suggestions for TrademarkVision? Let us know! Send us an email or fill out our online feedback form.

Are these trademarks deceptively similar?

https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JKWC7B9 https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/JVYQKBN
 

Image Recognition Advancements

This month we released a significant enhancement that combines image and object data for a even more enhanced set of results. 

So, how does it work? When you upload an image, TrademarkVision automatically ranks the results based off our complex 'confidence' level of similarity. Image recognition uses many algorithms to compare shape, contour and texture, yet that’s only half the journey. Object detection and recognition brings a whole new world of data. 

Clients & Partners

We have some pretty amazing clients, and one we have been lucky enough to work with is Bill Ladas from King & Wood Mallesons. Earlier this week, we were excited to talk to Bill about his experience with TrademarkVision. 


"Indexing of logos / non-verbal marks on the register can be highly subjective and this is where TrademarkVision is extremely helpful. The tool is user friendly – you just upload the image straight from your computer and click “search”. I recommend TrademarkVision and I’m looking forward to what TrademarkVision has in store for us in the future." - Bill Ladas, Special Counsel, King & Wood Mallesons.

Industry News

Coke falls flat at court with EU trademark bid for bottle shape
Much like the Kit-Kat case earlier this year... The Coca-Cola bottle shape is iconic!

Game-changers: 8 innovations that have improved our everyday lives
We're not sure about #1 the selfie stick...

Preparing for change: the implications of the EU trademark package
Interesting podcast on the evolution of the European trademark environment, worth a listen.

'House of Cards' Distributor Sued for Trademark Infringement
Ironically falling...like a house of cards?

 

We're Offical Exhibitors of INTA 2016 Annual Meeting!

Click here to see what's on this year, we hope to see you there!
 

"If you are not willing to learn no one can help you. If you are determined to learn no one can stop you" 

 
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