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We have received a letter from a solicitors, stating that the goods we've been selling infringe the brands trademark. We are very careful with the brands we stock and normally send them off to be authenticated by a third party. We send them detailed pictures of the watches mechanism and markings. Every time the watches have been returned as authentic. The solicitors state that the serial numbers are a different structure than that of a real watch. They have come to the conclusion that the watches are not real. Furthrmore, they have included a signed statement from a brand analyst
Hi, I apologise if I'm posting in a wrong section. I'd like to start a company as a sole-trader, I applied for a trademark to be registered, after nearly 2 months it's being opposed, it's a big corporation, many solictors against me, the names are similar, so hands up I withdraw my application. Question; Can I still trade with my name or not? Thanks for any help.
Hi, Apologies if this is not in the right section I did try looking and have ended up posting it here. I have been associated with a name and have been using this name on a public scale. Now recently someone has patented the name and lodged a complaint to trading standards who have seized all my goods. I am challenging the patent on the terms of 'passing off' and creating a file. The IPO have said that it could be up to 8 months until a decision is made on the outcome of my complaint. Does anyone know whether trading standards can release my goods before this if I serve en
Hi guys, I have a issue that's keeping me awake at the moment, i don't know what to do as I have never been in a situation like this, any help or advise given is greatly appreciated, ok this is the issue: About 2 months ago i purchased about 25-30 tops of a well known British brand name from a warehouse with the intention to re-sell them for some profit, to raise some of my student fees. I believed in good faith the items i purchased were genuine items and not counterfeit as also none of the customers i sold to had any complaints. I sold about 20 on ebay and as i was selling th