The creator of a word, figurative or complex mark must follow a very specific procedure in order to obtain protection for his creation.
Trademark law, a category within industrial property, can be complex from the registration procedure and in any case requires special attention in order to avoid any refusal or other procedure brought by third parties.
Are you looking for a lawyer in Marseille, specialized in Trademark Law ? Valette Bove Law Firm is the right law firm for you.
We offer legal advisory service, assistance and representation for all your projects and procedures, in Trademark Law, more specifically in the following areas:
1. Trademark Registration Process
We offer a legal service for the trademark registration procedure, from prior art research to final registration with the various existing intellectual property organizations at a national, European or international level:
- Availability / anticipation search (similarity / identical search)
- Procedure for filing French trademarks with INPI
- Procedure for filing European Union trademarks (formerly known as "Community marks") with EUIPO
- Procedure for filing international trademarks
- Protection and promotion of trademarks
2. Trademark Monitoring
After having filed a trademark, it is necessary to ensure that third parties do not infringe it.
For this purpose, we offer a trademark monitoring service, at the French, European Union and/or international level.
The monitoring is, of course, not manual, but automatic via artificial intelligence, and we analyze the raw data regularly.
We then send you the result of our analysis with advice on possible actions to take.
This service is subject to an annual fixed fee.
3. Trademark Opposition Proceedings
After having filed a trademark, a third party can file an opposition to its registration, according to a very specific procedure.
Similarly, it is possible to oppose the registration of a new trademark in the event of an infringement of our rights.
We offer a legal service for the opposition procedure before the INPI or EUIPO, in demand or in defense.
4. Drafting / Negotiating Trademark Contracts
We offer a legal service for the drafting / negotiation of contracts in the field of trademark law, such as:
- Trademark assignment contract
- Trademark license agreement
- Drafting of trademark co-ownership regulations
5. Trademark Law Procedure
The owner of a trademark may file a lawsuit for trademark infringement before the civil courts or before the criminal courts.
At the civil level, infringements are the reproduction of a trademark for identical products, the reproduction of a trademark for similar products and imitation of a trademark, the use of a trademark, the affixing of a trademark as well as the removal and modification of a trademark.
We offer a legal service for trademark law litigation, such as: