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May022012

Dispute over Trading Names

Our client sought advice from Chris Thomson when threatened with court proceedings for infringement of trade mark.

He had traded under the same name since the late 1980s. Another business had just registered that name as a trademark and required him to immediately change his name. They threatened immediate court proceedings seeking injunctions, damages and costs. We considered the threat to be ill conceived and made robust representations in correspondence. The threat has now gone away, without our client having to engage in any court proceedings or incur substantial legal fees. The opponent then complained to Companies House. Following our representations to them they have accepted our client’s position totally and dismissed that complaint.

If you have had a similar experience and would like advice, please contact Chris on 01284 717412 or email christhomson@greene-greene.com.

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