A trademark is a monopoly on some brand or product name. It is protected under different laws that have lately become very similar due to globalization. Claims that activists are diluting the trademark are a common form of intimidation and harassment. See also libel chill here.
- TMView by EUIPO allows you to search for trademarks to determine uniqueness within the
- TMClass by EUIPO allows you to determine a correct Nice Classification from the possible product and service classifications.
- w:Madrid system (officially the Madrid system for the international registration of marks) is the primary international system for facilitating the registration of trademarks in multiple jurisdictions around the world. (Wikipedia)