Before the market launch of a new product name, it is not enough to search the Internet to see if the name is already being used elsewhere.
Holders of a trademark can take action against competitors even if there is a likelihood of confusion due to similarity.
The offices do not conduct trademark searches when registering a trademark.Thus, it is up to applicants to check whether existing trademarks can prevent their trademark applications.
When carrying out trade mark searches, Serviva not only considers identical or partially identical trade marks, but also checks for phonetic similarity on request.
National, international and Community trade marks are included in the trade mark search. If required, the trade mark search is supplemented by a domain search.