Decide if you have a trade mark
Before you apply for a trade mark there are some common mistakes to watch out for and some useful questions to ask yourself.
Classes of goods and services
You will be asked to select the goods or services you intend to use your trade mark on. These need to be grouped into classes.
Searching trade marks
Before registering a trade mark it helps to do a search to make sure the trade mark you want to use is available.
How to apply for a trade mark
There are two main paths you can take to apply for a trade mark.
Once you submit your trade mark application it takes us up to four months to examine it and let you know the outcome.