Legal remedies for trade mark infringement in Tanzania
Our trade marks & brands team advises clients on global brand protection strategies, including undertaking clearance searches, advising on the launch of new brands, review of partner and franchising agreements, and the enforcement of trade marks and rights in goodwill.
Our intellectual property lawyers are well-versed in trade mark and branding disputes. Where possible, we will always seek to resolve disputes without the expense of court proceedings. However, for when an impasse is reached, our team is drawn from some of the world's pre-eminent IP litigation firms with extensive experience of trade mark, passing off and licence proceedings before national courts, regional IP registries and arbitral forums.
In the Middle East, our substantial trade mark team combines the experience of specialist practitioners with local practitioners who have truly in depth knowledge of the region.
We ensure that trade mark applications are prepared with due consideration to the practices of regional trade marks offices and the practical realities of enforcement. This can often result in small, but important changes being made to an application in order to meet local standards. The same principles hold true on more substantive matters such as oppositions and cancellation actions.
Our team in China is able to provide unparalleled IP insights and advocacy services to international businesses with interests in Greater China, through our longstanding dialogue and collaboration with international IP advocacy groups in China and overseas.
Managing a global hotel groups trade mark portfolio in 35 countries, and providing related advice to the management teams on brand strategy and implementation.
Handling a Middle Eastern airlines' extensive trade mark portfolio globally, including protecting its core brands in over 60 jurisdictions.
Management of cross-jurisdictional disputes involving opposition/cancellation proceedings for a number of clients, some resolved through co-existence, others through decisions from the TM authorities.
Portfolio management of a considerable number of trade mark portfolios on a national, regional and international basis.
Representing a Dubai-based investment company in a claim before the English High Court to restrain unjustified threats of trade mark infringement proceedings
Defending a leading chain of UK cosmetic medical clinics against a claim for copyright infringement, trade mark infringement and passing off
Representing Regent University, a leading US educational institution, on an appeal to the General Court of the European Union from a decision of the OHIM (EU trade mark office) Board of Appeal relating to the validity of a trade mark
Bringing trade mark infringement proceedings on behalf of Mermeren Kombinat AD, the global leader in extracting and processing snow-white marble, in the English courts against Fox Marble Limited