So many trademark owners are wanting to change representative at the UK that the UKIPO has brought in a new bulk process. In place of the normal TM33 form a spreadsheet template is used listing the application numbers of the trademarks. This greatly reduces the time and work required. However this batch process can only be used for more than 50 trademarks and all must share the same existing representative and be transferred to to a single new firm.
With 1.5 million new UK trademarks having been created overnight on 31st December 2020 from EU trademarks (as the UK transition from teh EU ended), many EU trademark owners are choosing to have UK firms take over representation. Trade Mark Direct has already taken over representation of more than a thousand trademarks on behalf of EU trademark owners.
If you’re an EU trademark owner, or EU representative seeking a UK firm to partner with please contact us. There are no fees for having Trade Mark Direct listed as your UK representative.
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