Apple’s iPad prevents Mi Pad EU Trademark

Apple’s iPad prevents Mi Pad EU Trademark

iPad, Mi Pad, YourPad, Who’sPad? Apple has successfully established a globally well-known product name for itself, especially in their i(insert tech product) line that when something relatively close comes along, there will be trouble. In this case, Mi (me or my depending on how you pronounce it) Pad. Apple has succeeded at preventing Chinese tech company Xiaomi Read more about Apple’s iPad prevents Mi Pad EU Trademark[…]

Why is the Apple® trademark so valuable? Because it meant nothing in relation to computer goods when it began and now defines that category. Lesson: you need to make your mark, your mark is not going to make you.

Why is the Apple® trademark so valuable? Because it meant nothing in relation to computer goods when it began and now defines that category. Lesson: you need to make your mark, your mark is not going to make you.

Strong valuable trademarks are both unique and inherently distinctive, and become synonymous with their brands. Strong trademarks are recognized by the public instantaneously, and protect their goods and services from infringement and copying. On the opposite side of the spectrum, weak and less valuable marks fail to set their product apart from the pack: “Quick” Read more about Why is the Apple® trademark so valuable? Because it meant nothing in relation to computer goods when it began and now defines that category. Lesson: you need to make your mark, your mark is not going to make you.[…]