Opposition is the procedure by which the owner of an earlier right prevents a later one registering a conflicting mark. A trademark owners responsibilities do not end when it is registered. As a trademark owner you need to stick your elbows out and make sure that nobody adopts a confusingly some of their mark. We can help you develop a strategy and implement it worldwide if necessary. Similarly, you may have to defend oppositions as you develop your portfolio.
Infringement actions are needed when someone else is using in the course of trade a similar mark. We can advise and assist in defending your brands and should you be unlucky enough to have a complaint land on your desk, please call us straight away.