It's important to understand why a mark is likely to cause marketplace confusion. For one thing, you don't want to spend the money and time to submit a trademark application which will be rejected because of the likelihood of confusion. Organizations should also be aware of similar marks and whether the use of these marks constitutes infringement.


Registered trademarks are protected by law. However, trademark violations are daily fair and you will certainly want to know as soon as somebody violates your rights. Trademarks Worldwide Ltd immediately informs you about who uses your a trademark similar to yours. Such knowledge enables you to effectively take action against trademark infringements.
Currently we are incorporating US, UK & Trademarks Worldwide Ltd into our databases.
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Our computer systems evaluate similarity by using a combination of different algorithms. Although it is our trade secret how this process really works (just as, for example, Google® does not tell us the details of how search results are ranked), we can tell you that the Levenshtein distance plays a vital role amongst other factors.
Currently we are analyzing EU, UK & US trademarks. We are continuously expanding our portfolio and soon will be able to analyze trademarks from every country.


  • Italy Contemplates Selling Stake in Diversified Poste Italiane

    Italy Contemplates Selling Stake in Diversified Poste Italiane

    In a strategic fiscal move, Italy is reportedly considering the sale of a portion of its stake in Poste Italiane, potentially generating €3.8 billion. The national post office, having evolved into a multifaceted financial conglomerate, now extends its services beyond traditional postal offerings to encompass payment, telecommunications, energy supply, and insurance sectors. This potential divestiture, as reported by the economic daily Il Sole 24 Ore, could involve the Italian Ministry of Economy offloading its entire 29.26 percent stake through a public offering. Currently, the state's direct and indirect ownership in Poste Italiane stands at 64.26 percent. This move positions the company as a pivotal asset in achieving the government's ambitious target of amassing 21 billion euros from privatisations between 2024 and 2026. Neither the Italian Ministry of Economy nor Poste Italiane has issued immediate comments regarding these deliberations. This development reflects Italy's broader economic strategy and the government's willingness to leverage its assets in the ever-evolving landscape of privatization and fiscal consolidation. The tag cloud below shows the most used words in trademark applications filed by Poste Italiane.


  • European Countries' Affinity for ccTLDs vs. .com: A Regional Analysis

    European Countries' Affinity for ccTLDs vs. .com: A Regional Analysis

    In the intricate web of domain names, European countries exhibit distinct preferences between country code Top-Level Domains (ccTLDs) and the universal .com, as revealed by DataProvider.com’s recent analysis. Take Germany, for instance, where the .de domain dominates with a commanding 79% share, leaving .com with just 21%. This trend aligns with Germany’s notable affinity for .de, evidenced by over 15 million registrations. The study, focusing solely on ccTLDs versus .com, highlights Montenegro, Poland, Switzerland, Germany, and Latvia as European strongholds for ccTLD usage, excluding Russia. Conversely, the analysis identifies the USA as having the lowest percentage of ccTLDs in use relative to .com. Incorporating all available websites, including placeholders, this data offers a comprehensive overview, drawn from DataProvider.com’s crawler and other sources, painting a vivid picture of ccTLD prominence in various regions.


  • Stagnation and Recovery in the German Economy: Insights and Trademark Applications

    Stagnation and Recovery in the German Economy: Insights and Trademark Applications

    The Hamburg Institute of International Economics (HWWI) predicts a 0.3% contraction in the nation's GDP for the current year, with a modest recovery to 1% growth not expected until 2025. For 2024, the HWWI has downgraded the growth forecast to just 0.5%, factoring in anticipated state budget cuts due to a Constitutional Court ruling. Inflation, currently at 3.2%, is expected to align with the European Central Bank's 2% target by 2025. Despite this, the average inflation rate is estimated at 6% for this year, with a slight decrease to 2.75% next year, influenced by rising labor costs. These projections hinge on the assumption that Middle Eastern conflicts and other geopolitical tensions do not escalate. Intriguingly, our chart correlates these economic forecasts with the number of trademarks published and filled in Germany throughout 2023, including the first two months of the fourth quarter, offering a unique perspective on economic health and intellectual property trends.