Turning ideas into assets

Trademark Identity Scan

- Get an insight into whether your trademark has already been taken

Stay on top of other people's trademarks. There is no need to spend time and money to develop and design trademarks that are already taken by others.

Why Choose a Trademark Identity Scan?

With a Trademark Identity Scan get an overall idea of whether your trademark has already been taken.

Benefits of a Trademark Identity Scan

  • You can at an early stage abandon your trademark if someone else has already registered the identical trademark
  • If you have a choice between several trademarks for your product or services, you can with one or more Trademark Identity Scans get a clarification of the potential of the trademarks and can choose which brands to investigate further
  • You get an overall idea of whether there are existing trademarks that are identical or almost identical to your trademark in your business sector, and whether there are identical marks outside your business sector
  • You will receive an answer after 10 days

What is a Trademark Identity Scan?

In a Trademark Identity Scan, we examine whether there are identical or almost identical trademarks . We examine the words and/or numbers in your brand. We search the relevant databases. You choose the countries and industries, in which we examine the trademark.

We present the result of the Trademark Identity Scan in a report along with transcripts of all the identical brands. At the same time, we describe how we carried out the search. You must assess whether the trademarks we have found means that you cannot or will not use the brand in your marketing and means that you would rather choose another trademark.

Please be aware that a Trademark Identity Scan only gives you a partial view of whether you can use the trademark without infringing on other brands. Thus the search is limited to identical trademarks and almost identical trademarks. Your trademark may also violate trademarks, which are not identical with your trademark, but merely similar to your trademark. Be also aware that the search does not include trademarks that are in use without being registered, although they can be a hindrance to your trademark.

Countries Packages

You have the option to select the following six countries packages: 

  • North America
  • South America
  • Central America and the Caribbean
  • Europe
  • Africa
  • Asia and the Middle East

The packages include the countries that are available through databases, and the packages cover three product and service classes.

Price and delivery

The Trademark Identity Scan can usually be delivered within 10 working. The price of the odentity scan depends on how many countries and how many product and service categories are to be covered by the search. You can also select one or more of our six countries packets. We can search countries without database access or extra product and service classes at an additional price. Please contact us for an estimate. 

You can find our current hourly rate in our indicative price lists for our search services in USD and EUR. 

Read our terms of service.

Contact  

If you need further information, have any questions or want to place an order, please contact our Customer Service Centre on telephone + 45 4350 8301, send an email to pvs@dkpto.dk or fill out the contact form.

 

The Danish Patent and Trademark Office help businesses turn their ideas into assets. We find and screen technical information. We do not provide assessments or make recommendations in this process. We supply targeted information and guidance. We examine, process and issue patent, design and trademark rights.

 

Product information: November 2013