The Patent Office has cut the fees payable for additional types of trademark from 125 to 50 per class, due to the increased demand for registration since the 1994 Trademarks Act. The act broadened the definition of what could be registered as a trademark, making it possible to register 3D shapes, colours and even sounds or smells as long as they are distinctive to the goods or services offered. As a result, applications to the Patent Office have risen by 44 per cent, from 30 652 in 1994 to 44 220 in 1995.
The Click has redesigned the Norwich-based memorial library, which was founded to honour Americans’ contributions to World War II.
With an end to lockdown in sight, the online-only events in our March round-up could be some of the last. Here’s what’s going on.
From virtual property presentation platforms to craftivism clothing kits, studios are using the current situation to explore new avenues.
The platform is using cultural exploits like photography, film, illustration and music to “elevate women’s sport and carve out more space for female voices”.